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Sword with sheath of silver

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Provenance

By 1967, John Goelet, New York, NY; 1967 gift of Goelet to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 13, 1967)

Credit Line

Gift of John Goelet

Tibet, 19th century

Object Place

Tibet

Dimensions

67.81 x 51.3 cm (26 11/16 x 20 3/16 in.); Legacy dimension: 20 3/16 x 26 11/16 in.

Accession Number

67.814

Medium or Technique

Sheath: silver alloy with beaten and chased decoration; Hilt: wrapped and cast silver alloy; Blade: probably steel.

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor