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Sword

Provenance

Received by Edwin Conger, first U.S. Ambassador to Imperial China and his wife Sarah Conger, on the occasion of Mr. Conger's sixtieth birthday; by descent to their granddaughter Sarah Buchan Jewell (Mrs T. Edson Jewell), Boston; 1991, gift of Sarah Buchan Jewell to the MFA. (Accession Date: February 27, 1991)

Credit Line

Gift of Sarah Buchan Jewell

Chinese, Qing dynasty, 19th century

Accession Number

1991.203

Medium or Technique

Metal, ivory

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor