Vajra Flaying Knife, ca. 15th century. Tibet. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Alexander Polsky, 1985 (1985.397) | This work is featured in our “Sacred Traditions of the Himalayas” exhibition on view through June 14, 2015.
Ballock Knife or Dagger (from the shape of the hilt at the guard) Date: 1450–1500 Culture: Western European Medium: Steel, bone, lead Dimensions: L. 14 1/16 in. (35.7 cm); W. 1 1/2 in. (3.8 cm); D. 1 in. (2.5 cm)
John Targee (American, active ca. 1797–1815). Presentation Sword with Scabbard, about 1815–17. American, New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Francis P. Garvan, 1922 (22.19a, b) #sword