|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
|Credit Line:||Purchased from the Estate of George Byron Gordon, 1929|
|Other Number:||GBG 34 - Collector Number|
Short, heavy steel blade with tang inserted, throughbrass disc, in carved ivory handle. Base of handle surrounded by brass ring. Carving of handle represents Ganesa, apparently caught or partly concealed in a conventionalized bush or tangle of vines. Cf. 29-93-32. The sheath consists of two long pieces of wood fastened together, near the lower end, by a wooden rivet and by a lashing of split cane. There are marks on the wood of five other original lashings.
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