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Scabbard Buckle and Swordguard with Wooden Hilt

Period: Tang dynasty (618–907)
Culture: China
Medium: Gilt bronze, wood
Dimensions: Scabbard guard: W. 3-1/8 in. 97.9 cm) Scabbard buckle: L.: 4-3/8 in. (11.1 cm) Hilt: 6 in. (15.2 cm)
Classification: Metalwork
Credit Line: Purchase, Bequest of Dorothy Graham Bennett, 1998
Accession Number: 1998.527a–c

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