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Scabbard

Sheath

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Object Number:51-4-67B
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Tibetan
Mongolian
Provenience: East Tibet
Sikang
Date Made: 15th Century - 19th Century
Early Date: 1400
Late Date: 1899
Section:Asian
Materials:Copper
Sharkskin
Technique:Embossed
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Robert R. Service, 1951
Other Number:132 - Other Number

Description

Sheath of copper and characteristic sharkskin with slightly upturned end; engraved and relief scroll and floral decoration at both ends of obverse. Embossed design is characteristically Mongolian.

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