Song period (宋朝), 10th-12th. century AD
Length: 3.5 inches
White Khotan Nephrite Jade
White Khotan nephrite jade sword chape. This sword chape was intended to be fitted to a sword scabbard as part of the functional decoration. Superb stylized dragon motif rendered in low relief on the front side. In our opinion, circa Song period, 10th-12th. century AD.
Reference Number: 3218
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