Knife Sheath


From: Japan

Curatorial Section: Asian

Object Number 42-30-248B
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Japan
Period 18th Century
Date Made 1700-1799 CE
Section Asian
Materials Steel | Ivory | Bone | Wood | Rattan

Wooden sheath with narrow, ivory cap band at top/loop on one face/hand below a section cut out for side knife (missing). Three bands of split reed wrapping. Grip/sheath have fine, parallel grain.

Credit Line Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number 335 - Collector Number

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