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Bow Case and Quiver

Date:
19th century
Culture:
Tibetan or Chinese
Medium:
Leather, silver, textile, copper alloy
Dimensions:
Bow case; L. 18 1/2 in. (47 cm); quiver; L. 11 1/2 in. (29.2 cm)
Classification:
Archery Equipment-Arrows & Quivers
Credit Line:
Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935
Accession Number:
36.25.2557a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 378
[William Ockelford Oldman, London, before November 18, 1935; his gift 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, no. 46.

La Rocca, Donald J. "An Approach to the Study of Arms and Armour from Tibet." Royal Armouries Yearbook 4 (1999). pp. 113–32, fig. 29.

Lankester, Philip J. "Two Maces from Henry VIII's Arsenal?." Royal Armouries Yearbook 5 (2000). pp. 113–32, fig. 29.

La Rocca, Donald J. Warriors of the Himalayas: Rediscovering the Arms and Armor of Tibet. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2006. pp. 126, 134–37, front cover, no. 46, ill.



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