Object Title

Quiver

Quiver

Date

1800-1899

Object Number

XXVIB.26

Physical Description

The quiver is made from a length of bamboo with the outer skin cut away over most of its surface. at the top is a brass band that carries a hinge and fastening for a missing lid. Below this is a key pattern band around the mouth. There are then two panels with characters carved within frames on a hatched background. There are then two mouldings and a further two panels of characters before the key fret band and a brass base.All the intervening surfaces are reeded. On one side are two suspension loops in the form of squirrels, one with its head turned back. These carried iron loops, one of which remains.

Dimensions

Dimensions: The overall length is 920 mm and the diameter is 67mm. Weight: The weight of the quiver is 0.77 kg.

Inscriptions and Marks

None.

Associations

Places Korea