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Knife

Object Number:29-93-32
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Burma
Date Made: -1927
Late Date: 1927
Section:Asian
Materials:Ivory
Metal
Length: 47 cm
Width: 3.7 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from the Estate of George Byron Gordon, 1927
Other Number:38689 - Other Number
GBG 33 - Other Number

Description

For construction and general type cf. 29-93-31. This has a longer blade with a slightly convex cutting edge, and the dsic through which the tang passes in the case of 29-93-31 is here wanting. The carving of the ivory handle represents two kneeling demons, back to back, supporting a third on their shoulders, all partly surrounded by what appears to be conventionalized foliage.

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