Knife with handle in the form of a tiger and horse head

Historical period(s)
20th century forgery in the style of the late Shang dynasty (1300-1050 BCE)
Medium
Bronze
Dimensions
H x W x D (overall): 32.5 x 4.3 x 1.5 cm (12 13/16 x 1 11/16 x 9/16 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Collection
Paul Singer collection
Accession Number
S2012.9.593
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Metalwork, Weapon and Armament
Type

Knife

Keywords
casting, China, forgery, horse, knife, Modern period (1912 - present), Paul Singer collection, tiger
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum