University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:42-30-268
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Iran
Date Made: 1700-1799
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1799
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Steel
Jade
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:487 - Collector Number

Description

Curved, double-edged blade, tapering to point, wide shallow groove and pronounced medial ridge on both faces for most of length. White jade handle. Continuous chevron pattern on grip, floral scroll on wide base and five lotus buds in the round on top of knob.


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