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Knife

Knife Sheath

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Object Number:
42-30-237
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Chinese
Provenience:
China
Period:
Qing Dynasty
Date Made:
Qianlong
Early Date:
1736
Late Date:
1795
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Steel
Silver
Description:
Probably belonged to nobleman as the dragon was reserved for princes or dukes. Qianlong quality. Single-edged steel blade; horn grip, cap and band of silver gilt repousse. Silver gilt sheath completely covered with ornate repousse decoration of dragons and other fabulous figures.
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing, on behalf of the estate of Florence C. Whitney
Other Number:
27   -   Other Number

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