Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Sword with Scabbard

Date:
18th–19th century
Culture:
Tibetan
Medium:
Iron, silver, wood, textile, turquoise, coral, leather
Dimensions:
L. with scabbard 38 3/8 in. (97.5 cm); L. of blade 30 5/8 in. (77.8 cm); W. 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm); Wt. with scabbard 3 lb. 3.9 oz. (1471.3 g)
Classification:
Swords
Credit Line:
Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935
Accession Number:
36.25.1461a, b
Not on view
[Lawton & Co, before November 18, 1935; sold to Stone]; George Cameron Stone, New York (until d. November 18, 1935; his bequest to MMA).
Stone, George Cameron. A Glossary of the Construction, Decoration and Use of Arms and Armor in All Countries and in All Times, Together with Some Closely Related Subjects. Portland, Maine, 1934. p. 594, fig. 762.19.

Stone, George Cameron. A Glossary of the Construction, Decoration and Use of Arms and Armor in All Countries and in All Times, Together with Some Closely Related Subjects. New York, 1961. p. 594, fig. 762.19.

Stone, George Cameron, and Donald J. La Rocca. A Glossary of the Construction, Decoration and Use of Arms and Armor in All Countries and in All Times, Together with Some Closely Related Subjects. Mineola, N.Y.: Dover Publications, 1999. p. 594, fig. 762.19.

La Rocca, Donald J. Warriors of the Himalayas: Rediscovering the Arms and Armor of Tibet. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2006. pp. 5, 8, 15, 146–147, 162, no. 66, ill.

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