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Large carved light green jade ceremonial sword, the curved blade with a low relief stylized dragon on one side with Chinese inscriptions on the other side, the hilt with a dragon head with wide open mouth at the end of the handle. Very good condition. Traces of brown encrustation. 1300 AD 24" x 3 1/2"

12th–early 13th century Western European. L. 37 3/4 inches (95.9 cm); W. 6 3/4 inches (17.1 cm); Wt. 2 lb. 9 oz. (1158 g) Metropolitan Museum of Art

Sadigh Gallery's Ancient Chinese Jade Ceremonial Sword with a Dragon. Carved jade sword with dragon head handle. Four rings and carved animals on the curved pointed blade. Song Dynasty. 1100 AD

Sword and Sheath, 20th century. Mali. Mande peoples. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Claire E. Mebel and Frederick R. Mebel, 1993 (1993.521a, b) #sword

Short sword and scabbard ca. 6th–7th century A.D. Iran. Sasanian. Silver (scabbard and hilt), iron (blade). H. 1.9 x W. 6.1 x L. 30.2 cm). Metropolitan Museum Nº 1988.102.44

Cross–hilt sword, 1600–1625, England & Germany. Iron, silver, wood, copper alloy, steel, & gold; L. overall 39 1/4 in., L. blade 30 1/4 in., Wt. 2 lbs. 6 1/2 oz.. This rare and finely made sword comprises a silver-decorated cross-hilt by a London silversmith or cutler and a richly etched and gilded blade by the bladesmith Clemens Horn of Solingen, Germany. It represents a style that was fashionable in England in the early seventeenth century and is associated with the court of King James…