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Scabbard Buckle and Swordguard with Wooden Hilt

Period:
Tang dynasty (618–907)
Culture:
China
Medium:
Gilt bronze, wood
Dimensions:
Scabbard guard: W. 3-1/8 in. 97.9 cm)
Scabbard buckle: L.: 4-3/8 in. (11.1 cm)
Hilt: 6 in. (15.2 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork
Credit Line:
Purchase, Bequest of Dorothy Graham Bennett, 1998
Accession Number:
1998.527a–c
Not on view
[ Arts du Monde Inc. , Warwick, NY, until 1998; sold to MMA]
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