Chou Dynasty dagger with wide blade and curved handle

Made:
1027-221 BCE in China
maker:
Unknown

Bronze dagger with wide blade and curved handle, linear decoration in relief on handle, Chinese, apparently Chou Dynasty work, 1027BC-221BC

Details

Category:
Oriental Medicine
Object Number:
A116903
Materials:
bronze, complete
Measurements:
blade: 50 mm
handle: 47 mm
max: 77 mm
type:
dagger - weapon
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • weapons and ammunition
  • weapon
  • edged weapon
credit:
Glendining
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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