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Object Number:A1400B
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Tibetan
Provenience: Tibet
Date Made: 15th Century - 19th Century
Early Date: 1400
Late Date: 1899
Section:Asian
Materials:Brass
Wood
Leather
Technique:Guigong
Credit Line:Purchased from Alexander Scott, 1914

Description

Sheath for short sword. Sheath of wood with brass trimmings. Made out of several disassociated pieces. Pommel cap and sheath are of different quality and design. Crude example of Tibetan Guigong or Demon work.


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