University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:42-30-237B
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Chinese
Provenience: China
Period: Qing Dynasty
Date Made: Qianlong
Early Date: 1736
Late Date: 1795
Section:Asian
Materials:Steel
Silver
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:27 - Other Number

Description

Silver gilt sheath completely covered with ornate repousse decoration of dragons and other fabulous figures. Probably belonged to nobleman as the dragon was reserved for princes or dukes. Qianlong quality.


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