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Knife

Object Number:42-30-237A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Chinese
Provenience: China
Period: Qing Dynasty
Date Made: Qianlong
Early Date: 1736
Late Date: 1795
Section:Asian
Materials:Steel
Copper Alloy
Technique:Gilded
Length: 31.5 cm
Width: 2.3 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:27 - Other Number

Description

Single-edged steel blade; horn grip, cap and band of silver gilt repousse. Probably belonged to nobleman as the dragon was reserved for princes or dukes. Qianlong quality.

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