H x W x D: 6.2 x 1.2 x 1.3 cm (2 7/16 x 1/2 x 1/2 in)
Weapon and Armament
3rd-2nd century BCE
Eastern Zhou or Western Han dynasty
Previous custodian or owner:
Dr. Paul Singer (1904-1997)
Paul Singer (1904-1997), Summit, New Jersey 
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, bequeathed by Paul Singer 
 The collection of Chinese art and antiquities assembled by Paul Singer over time was purchased by him on behalf of Arthur M. Sackler, The Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences and Humanities, and later transferred to the children of Arthur M. Sackler.
 Upon Paul Singer’s death in January 1997, his collection was transferred to the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery by order of the Executors of the Estate under a loan agreement signed on February 1997. Shortly thereafter, the Sackler Gallery was vested with full ownership and title to the collection in full agreement by the Sackler Foundations and Sackler family members. The formal accession of the Singer collection was completed in 2012.
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