From: China

Curatorial Section: Asian

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Object Number 42-30-235A
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Manchu | Chinese
Provenience China
Period Qing Dynasty | Qianlong
Date Made Qianlong
Section Asian
Materials Metal | Silver | Jade
Technique Wash | Cloisonne

Dagger of Manchu form/type but made for court use. This type would have originally been made as a hunting or multi-use knife for nomads but this one is more elaborate with gold wash, cloissone and jade.

Credit Line Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number 488 - Collector Number

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