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Knife

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Object Number:
45-5-1
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Chinese
Provenience:
China
Period:
Shang Dynasty
Date Made:
Shang Dynasty
Early Date:
1700
Late Date:
1100
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Copper Alloy
Bronze
Description:
Bronze. Wide blade with slightly concave cutting edges, slightly convex back, and blunt point; barlike guard, flat, slightly curved grip. Both faces of grip inlaid with red stone (?) in scroll pattern; remains of basketry (sheath?) on both faces of blade. Green and red patination. One small square hole in blade; slightly larger round hole in grip.
Credit Line:
Purchased from Mathias Komor
Other Number:
CS-12   -   Other Number
K-6   -   Other Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Chinese Bronze and Metal-Working (Rotunda Case Exhibit) ( Jan 1987 - Feb 1988)
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