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Native NameScinde
Object Number:42-30-336
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Indian
Provenience: India
Jaipur
Date Made: 15th Century - 19th Century
Early Date: 1400
Late Date: 1899
Section:Asian
Materials:Steel
Jade
Copper
Lacquer
Technique:Lacquered
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:299 - Other Number

Description

Knife (Scinde). Straight single-edged steel blade tapering to point. Both faces bevelled. Wide tang inserted between two pieces of pale green jade. Copper inserts and copper end decorated with red lacquer.


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