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

Sword and Scabbard

16th–18th century
Southern or eastern Tibetan
Iron, gold, silver, wood, ray skin, leather
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)
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.