University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:42-30-232
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Russia
Date Made: 1889
Early Date: 1889
Late Date: 1889
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Steel
Ivory
Brass
Technique:Inscribed
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:26 - Collector Number

Description

Double-edged steel blade tapering to point, inscribed: “Mskomen 1889” and “Sarajevo 1889”. Two-piece ivory grip with concave sides near the triangular end, the ivory decorated with brass and red stone studs and annulets. Brass socket at base of grip continued into brass band all around.


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