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Short Sword and Sheath with Crouching Feline

10th–8th century BC
Northeast China
Sword: L. 9 in. (22.9 cm)
Scabbard: L. 5 3/4 in. (14.6 cm); W. 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene V. Thaw, 2002
Accession Number:
2002.201.32a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 207
Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Victor Thaw , New York (until 2002; donated to MMA)
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Arts of Ancient China," 2005.

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