University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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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
Early Date: 1736
Late Date: 1795
Section:Asian
Materials:Metal
Silver
Jade
Technique:Wash
Cloisonne
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number488 - Other Number

Description

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.


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