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Sheath with slit and loop handle

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Provenance

1939, gift of Yamanaka and Company, New York to the MFA (Accession Date: June 8, 1939).

Credit Line

Gift of Yamanaka & Company, Boston

Korean, Goryeo dynasty, 12th–13th century

Object Place

Korea

Dimensions

L. 23.5 cm (9 1/4 in.), diam. 1.9 cm (3/4 in.)

Accession Number

39.607a-b

Medium or Technique

Gilt silver with repousse decoration

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor