Historical period(s)
Warring States period, Eastern Zhou dynasty, ca. 5th-4th century BCE
Medium
Bronze
Dimensions
H x W: 52.4 x 4.8 cm (20 5/8 x 1 7/8 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1924.15a-e
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Metalwork, Weapon and Armament
Type

Weapon: sword

Keywords
casting, China, Eastern Zhou dynasty (770 - 221 BCE), Warring States period (475 - 221 BCE)
Provenance

To 1924
Orvar Karlbeck, Peking, China. [1]

From 1924
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased by Carl Whiting Bishop from Orvar Karlbeck, Peking, China. [2]

Notes:

[1] Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record.

[2] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s)

Orvar Karlbeck

Published References
  • Thomas Lawton. Chinese Art of the Warring States Period: Change and Continuity, 480-222 B.C. Washington, 1982-1983. cat. 29, p. 72.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum

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