Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Spear (Mdung)

Date:
18th–19th century
Culture:
Tibetan
Medium:
Iron, wood, leather
Dimensions:
L. 73 1/2 in. (186.7 cm); L. of head 26 1/2 in. (67.3 cm)
Classification:
Shafted Weapons
Credit Line:
Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935
Accession Number:
36.25.1960
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 378
[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).
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Warriors of the Himalayas: Rediscovering the Arms and Armor of Tibet," April 5–July 4, 2006, nos. 46, 76.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Tibetan Arms and Armor from the Permanent Collection," December 13, 2007–April 29, 2012, no. 46.

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, 134–135, 174–175, nos. 46 and 76, ill.

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