Historical period(s)
Warring States period, Eastern Zhou dynasty, ca. first half 5th century BCE
Medium
Bronze, gold, turquoise
Dimensions
H x W: 55 x 4.1 cm (21 5/8 x 1 5/8 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1929.19
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), inlay, Warring States period (475 - 221 BCE)
Provenance

To 1929
Edgar Worch (1880-1972), Berlin. [1]

From 1929
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Edgar Worch, Berlin. [2]

Notes:

[1] Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record.

[2] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s)

Edgar Worch 1880 - 1972

Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum