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A Ceremoinal Sword and Scabbard*
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A Ceremoinal Sword and Scabbard*

TIBET, 19TH/20TH CENTURY

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A Ceremoinal Sword and Scabbard*
Tibet, 19th/20th Century
The sword with inlaid turquoise and hardstone hilt incised with flaming jewels and kirttimukha mask and dragons amidst lotus scrolls with iron blade incised Gnyan thod 1457; the scabbard with inset repoussé silver panels on both sides depicting the 12 astrological symbols amidst scrollwork and inlaid with turquoise and hardstone, with gold damascened floral decoration at tip
38¼ in. (97.2 cm.) long
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