Object Title

Sword (jian) and scabbard

Sword (jian) and scabbard

Date

1800-1899

Object Number

XXVIS.170

Provenance

Transferred from the Rotunda Museum of Artillery, Woolwich, 1979. Purchased in October 1868.

Dimensions

Dimensions: overall length: 77.8 cm (30.7 in), blade length: 57 cm (22.5 in), scabbard length: 66.2 cm (26.1 in) Weight: 1 kg (2 lb 3 oz)

Inscriptions and Marks

Stamped MA 2830.

Associations

Places China

Bibliographic References

Official Catalogue of the Museum of Artillery in the Rotunda, Woolwich, London, 1873 MA 2830.

Official Catalogue of the Museum of Artillery in the Rotunda, Woolwich, London, 1906, p. 172, no. 17.667.

Catalogue of the Museum of Artillery in the Rotunda at Woolwich, London, 1963, Vol. 2, p. 72, no. xvii.667.