White Khotan Nephrite Jade Sword Chape

Song period, 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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