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Object Number:A1395A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Tibetan
Provenience: Tibet
Maker: Unknown
Date Made: 15th Century - 19th Century
Early Date: 1400
Late Date: 1899
Section:Asian
Materials:Wood
Brass
Technique:Carved
Forged
Credit Line:Purchased from Alexander Scott, 1914

Description

Short sword with sheath (A1395B). Handle of wood with a brass tip. Forged blade with forging flaws. Disassociated pieces joined together. Guigong, carved demon work on sheath sides.


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