Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Spear (Mdung)

Date:
18th–19th century
Culture:
Tibetan
Medium:
Iron, wood, leather
Dimensions:
L. 73 1/2 in. (186.7 cm); L. of head 26 1/2 in. (67.3 cm)
Classification:
Shafted Weapons
Credit Line:
Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935
Accession Number:
36.25.1960
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 378
[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. Warriors of the Himalayas: Rediscovering the Arms and Armor of Tibet. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2006. pp. 5, 134–135, 174–175, nos. 46 and 76, ill. pp. 134–135, 175, and front cover.



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