Short Sword and Sheath with Crouching Feline

Date: 6th century B.C.
Culture: North China
Medium: Sword: bronze; sheath: bronze inlaid with turquoise
Dimensions: Sword: L. 9 in. (22.9 cm) Scabbard: L. 5 3/4 in. (14.6 cm); W. 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm)
Classification: Metalwork
Credit Line: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene V. Thaw, 2002
Accession Number: 2002.201.32a, b

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