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Double Sword with Scabbard

Date:
19th century
Culture:
Chinese
Medium:
Steel, wood, brass, leather
Dimensions:
L. with scabbard 17 3/4 in. (45.1 cm); L. of each without scabbard 17 1/2 in. (44.5 cm); L. of each blade 13 in. (33 cm); W. of each 5 in. (12.7 cm); Wt. of sword (a) 1 lb. 4.1 oz. (569.8 g); Wt. of sword (b); 1 lb. 5.2 oz. (601 g); Wt. of scabbard 2.5 oz. (70.9 g)
Classification:
Swords
Credit Line:
Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935
Accession Number:
36.25.1487a–c
Not on view
George Cameron Stone, New York (until d. November 18, 1935; his bequest to MMA).
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