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Weapon

Object Number:2005-10-20
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Burmese
Thai
Provenience: Burma (uncertain)
Date Made: 18th Century - 19th Century
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1899
Section:Asian
Materials:Steel
Wood
Ivory
Iconography:Myth
Forest
Credit Line:Gift of Doris Duke's Southeast Asian Art Collection, 2005
Other Number:51.18.2 - Other Number

Description

One of a pair; slightly curved ivory handle; finely detailed metal base with human & forest scene; flat wide blade with extending flame like points.

Bibliography:

[Book] Tingley, Nancy. 2003. Doris Duke: the Southeast Asian Art Collection.. New York. Foundation for Southeast Asian Art and Culture. ed. 1st. pg. 104 : col. ill., maps ; 26 cm. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 11, fig. 2View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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