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Knife Sheath

Object Number:42-30-237B
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: China
Period: Qing Dynasty
Date Made: 19th Century
Early Date: 1800
Late Date: 1899
Copper Alloy
Length: 23 cm
Width: 2.5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:27 - Other Number


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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