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Short Sword and Scabbard

Date:
18th–19th century
Culture:
Tibetan
Medium:
Iron, gold, turquoise, coral, leather, wood
Dimensions:
L. overall 27 1/2 in. (69.9 cm); L. of blade 19 7/8 in. (50.5 cm)
Classification:
Swords
Credit Line:
Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935
Accession Number:
36.25.1466a, 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, 15, 146–147, 159, no. 63, ill. p. 159.



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