Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Sword with Scabbard and Bell Hook

Date:
18th century
Culture:
Chinese
Medium:
Steel, gold, brass, shark skin, wood, textile
Dimensions:
H. with scabbard 39 1/2 in. (100.3 cm); H. without scabbard 38 in. (96.5 cm); H. of blade 31 3/4 in. (80.7 cm); W. 3 1/2 in. (8.9 cm); Wt. 1 lb. 11.5 oz. (779.6 g); Wt. of scabbard 15.1 oz. (428.1 g)
Classification:
Swords
Credit Line:
Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935
Accession Number:
36.25.1473a, b
Not on view
George Cameron Stone, New York (until d. November 18, 1935; his bequest to MMA).
Tom, Philip M. W. "Some Notable Sabers of the Qing Dynasty at the Metropolitan Museum of Art." Metropolitan Museum Journal 36 (2001). pp. 11, 219–20, figs. 23–26, pl. 3.



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