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Dagger

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Object Number:
42-30-235A
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Manchu
Chinese
Provenience:
China
Period:
Qing Dynasty
Qianlong
Date Made:
Qianlong
Early Date:
1736
Late Date:
1795
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Metal
Silver
Jade
Technique:
Wash
Cloisonne
Description:
Dagger of Manchu form/type but made for court use. This type would have originally been made as a hunting or multi-use knife for nomads but this one is more elaborate with gold wash, cloissone and jade.
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing, on behalf of the estate of Florence C. Whitney
Other Number:
488   -   Other Number

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