Socket from a Spearhead or a Ceremonial Staff, Iron, gold, silver, Tibetan or Mongolian

Socket from a Spearhead or a Ceremonial Staff

Date:
ca. 1607–17
Culture:
Tibetan or Mongolian
Medium:
Iron, gold, silver
Dimensions:
L. 11 3/4 in. (29.8 cm)
Classification:
Shafted Weapons
Credit Line:
Purchase, Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Gift, 2005
Accession Number:
2005.301.1
Not on view
La Rocca, Donald J. Warriors of the Himalayas: Rediscovering the Arms and Armor of Tibet. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2006. pp. 16, 174, 181, no. 85, ill.

"An Early Seventeenth-Century Tibeto-Mongolian Ceremonial Staff." Journal of the International Association of Tibetan Studies no. 3 pp. 1–24, figs. 1–4.