From: Tibet

Curatorial Section: Asian

Object Number 48-21-3
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Tibetan
Provenience Tibet
Section Asian
Materials Leather | Iron
Technique Carved

"Strike-a-light". Green leather case, iron mountings with insets of filigree gold. The insets in the iron "shoe" at the bottom make this a great rarity. These latter are carved to represent a pair of kuilong dragons, flanking a Shou character (Longevity)

Credit Line Gift of Mrs. Anton S. Lau, 1948

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