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Saber (Peidao) with Scabbard

Date: late 18th–19th century
Culture: Chinese
Medium: Steel, gold, silver, brass, bronze, silk, leather
Dimensions: L. 34 1/2 in. (87.6 cm); L. of blade 28 3/4 in. (73.0 cm); greatest W. 1 1/8 in. (2.86 cm); greatest thickness 3/16 in. (0.5 cm); D. of blade curve 3/4 in. (2.0 cm); backedge L. 16 in. (40.6 cm)
Classification: Swords
Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1914
Accession Number: 14.48.1a, b

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