Sword (Peidao) with Scabbard, Steel, wood, iron, mother-or-pearl, gold, coral, malachite, lapis lazuli, silk, lacquer, blade, Japanese; mounting, Chinese

Sword (Peidao) with Scabbard

Date:
mounting, ca. 1750–1800
Culture:
blade, Japanese; mounting, Chinese
Medium:
Steel, wood, iron, mother-or-pearl, gold, coral, malachite, lapis lazuli, silk, lacquer
Dimensions:
H. with scabbard 37 in. (94 cm); H. without scabbard 35 1/4 in. (89.5 cm); H. of blade 28 3/4 in. (73 cm); W. 3 in. (7.6 cm); Wt. 1 lb. 8.8 oz. (703.1 g); Wt. of scabbard 8.4 oz. (238.1 g)
Classification:
Swords
Credit Line:
The Collection of Giovanni P. Morosini, presented by his daughter Giulia, 1932
Accession Number:
32.75.301a, b
Not on view
Tom, Philip M. W. "Some Notable Sabers of the Qing Dynasty at the Metropolitan Museum of Art." Metropolitan Museum Journal (2001), pp. 11, 214–17, figs. 15–17, pl. 3.