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Sheath

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Object Number:51-4-68B
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Tibetan
Provenience: Tibet
Date Made: 15th Century - 1935
Early Date: 1400
Late Date: 1935
Section:Asian
Materials:Brass
Shark Skin
Technique:Relief
Iconography:Phoenix
Dragon
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Robert R. Service, 1951
Other Number:212 - Other Number

Description

Sheath, with slightly upturned end, covered with brass except for wide sharksin band. Relief decoration of dragon and phoenix. Filligree design on sheath with back sottered on. Various degrees of workmanship.

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