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Sword (Peidao) with Scabbard

mounting, ca. 1750–1800
blade, Japanese; mounting, Chinese
Steel, wood, iron, mother-or-pearl, gold, coral, malachite, lapis lazuli, silk, lacquer
H. with scabbard 37 in. (94 cm); H. without scabbard 35 1/4 in. (89.5 cm); H. of blade 28 3/4 in. (73 cm); W. 3 in. (7.6 cm); Wt. 1 lb. 8.8 oz. (703.1 g); Wt. of scabbard 8.4 oz. (238.1 g)
Credit Line:
The Collection of Giovanni P. Morosini, presented by his daughter Giulia, 1932
Accession Number:
32.75.301a, b
Not on view
Tom, Philip M. W. "Some Notable Sabers of the Qing Dynasty at the Metropolitan Museum of Art." Metropolitan Museum Journal 36 (2001). pp. 11, 214–17, figs. 15–17, pl. 3.

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