Cash sword of coins for protecting new born baby from harmful spirits

Made:
1701-1800 in China
maker:
Unknown

Cash sword, made up of coins, used to protect a new born baby from harmful spirits, Chinese, 1701-1800

Details

Category:
Oriental Medicine
Object Number:
A642968
Materials:
cord, metal
type:
ceremonial sword
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • weapons and ammunition
  • weapon
  • ceremonial weapon
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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