Short Sword and Scabbard, Iron, silver, turquoise, coral, wood, textile, leather, Tibetan

Short Sword and Scabbard

Date:
18th–19th century
Culture:
Tibetan
Medium:
Iron, silver, turquoise, coral, wood, textile, leather
Dimensions:
L. with scabbard 24 in. (61 cm); L. without scabbard 20 5/8 in. (52.4 cm); L. of blade 16 1/2 in. (41.9 cm); W. 1 3/4 in. (4.5 cm); Wt. 12.1 oz. (343 g); Wt. of scabbard 13 oz. (368.5 g)

Classification:
Swords
Credit Line:
Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935
Accession Number:
36.25.1462a, b
Not on view
[William Ockelford Oldman, London, before November 18, 1935; sold to Stone]; George Cameron Stone, New York (until d. November 18, 1935; his bequest to MMA).
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, 160, no. 64, ill.