Covered box for sword with scabbard

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Historical period(s)
Warring States period, Eastern Zhou dynasty, 4th-3th century BCE
Medium
Wood, bamboo, silk, and lacquer
Dimensions
H x W x D (a: box): 5.5 x 64.5 x 4.5 cm (2 3/16 x 25 3/8 x 1 3/4 in)
Geography
China, Hunan province, Probably Changsha
Credit Line
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Collection
Paul Singer collection
Accession Number
RLS1997.48.3144a-b
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Container, Weapon and Armament
Type

Box with cover

Keywords
China, Eastern Zhou dynasty (770 - 221 BCE), Paul Singer collection, Warring States period (475 - 221 BCE)
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Dr. Paul Singer 1904-1997

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

Copyright with museum