Sword Fitting - Chape

Object Name: 
Sword Fitting - Chape

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Object Name: 
Sword Fitting - Chape
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
51.6.570
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 5.7 cm, W: 3.9 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
206 BCE-220 CE
Web Description: 
仿玉玻璃剑珌
Department: 
Provenance: 
Hussey, Nellie B., Source
1951
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Technique: 
Material: 
Primary Description: 
Sword Fitting - Chape. Translucent and opaque ivory-colored glass in imitation of jade; surface slightly rough through weathering; cast and engraved; four-sided swelling shape with small hole at bottom; engraved symbols on both sides.