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Short Sword and Sheath with Crouching Feline: 6th century B.C. North China. Bronze inlaid with turquoise

SWORD (YATAGAN) WITH SCABBARD, 18th century. Turkish. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. The Collection of Giovanni P. Morosini, presented by his daughter, Giulia, 1932 (32.75.261a, b) #sword

Short Sword and Scabbard | 18th–19th century | Tibetan | The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York | Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935 | 36.25.1466a, b

European sword, ca. 1400. The Latin quotation inscribed on the pommel reads (in translation): "Here, too, virture has its due reward" (Virgil, Aeneid, Book 1, line 461)."

Wakizashi. Engraved by Yoshitane (Japanese), dated 1839. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

Asian Bronze Sword with an open mouthed dragon head on the handle, with traces of gold gilding. 400-200 BC