Sword and Scabbard, Iron, gold, silver, wood, ray skin, leather, Southern or eastern Tibetan

Sword and Scabbard

Date:
16th–18th century
Culture:
Southern or eastern Tibetan
Medium:
Iron, gold, silver, wood, ray skin, leather
Dimensions:
L. with scabbard 33 3/4 in. (85.7 cm); L. without scabbard 32 in. (81.3 cm); L. of blade 26 1/4 in. (66.7 cm); W. 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm); Wt. 1 lb. 13 oz. (822 g); Wt. of scabbard 1 lb. 8.7 oz. (700 g)
Classification:
Swords
Credit Line:
Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935
Accession Number:
36.25.1465a, b
Not on view
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. 146–147, 161, 167, 171, no. 70, ill.