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Sword with Scabbard

Date:
17th–19th century
Culture:
Tibetan
Medium:
Iron, gold, silver, coral, wood, textile
Dimensions:
L. without scabbard 31 in. (78.7 cm); L. of blade 26 1/8 in. (66.4 cm); W. 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm); Wt. 1 lb. 12.4 oz. (805.1 g); Wt. of scabbard 1 lb. 7.7 oz. (671.9 g)
Classification:
Swords
Credit Line:
Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935
Accession Number:
36.25.1458a, b
Not on view
[William Ockelford Oldman, London, before November 18, 1935; sold to Stone]; George Cameron Stone, New York (until d. November 18, 1935; his bequest to MMA).
La Rocca, Donald J. "Rediscovering the Arms and Armor of Tibet." In Warriors of the Himalayas. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, May 1, 2006. pp. 5, 146, 147, 158, 161, no. 62, ill. p. 158.

Nickel, Helmut, William Reid, Ian Eaves, Mario Scalini, Claude Gaier, Álvaro Soler Del Campo, Jean-Pierre Reverseau, Jan Piet Pyupe, Donald J. La Rocca, Jeffrey Forgeng, Jonathan Tavares, Dirk H. Breiding, Pierre Terjanian, and Mr. Ronald S. Lauder. The Armorer's Art: Essays in Honor of Stuart Pyhrr, edited by Donald J. La Rocca. Woonsocket, Rhode Island: Andrew Mowbray Inc. – Publishers, 2014. pp. 94–95, fig. 1.

La Rocca, Donald J. "An Early Tibetan Text of the Connoisseurship of Swords." In The Armorer's Art: Essays in Honor of Stuart Pyhrr. Woonsocket, Rhode Island: Andrew Mowbray Inc. – Publishers, 2014. pp. 94–95, fig. 1.



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