Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Bullet Pouch, Priming Flask, and Powder Flask

Date:
19th century
Culture:
Tibetan
Medium:
Leather, horn, lead, iron
Dimensions:
L. of bullet pouch 6 1/2 in. (16.5 cm); L. of priming flask 4 3/4 in. (12.1 cm); L. of powder flask 8 in. (10.3 cm); total Wt. 13.2 oz. (374.2 g)
Classification:
Firearms Accessories-Flasks & Primers
Credit Line:
Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935
Accession Number:
36.25.2340
Not on view
[William Ockelford Oldman, London, before November 18, 1935; sold to Stone]; George Cameron Stone, New York (until d. November 18, 1935; his bequest to MMA).
Stone, George Cameron. A Glossary of the Construction, Decoration and Use of Arms and Armor in All Countries and in All Times, Together with Some Closely Related Subjects. Portland, ME, 1934. p. 239, fig. 369.1.

Stone, George Cameron. A Glossary of the Construction, Decoration and Use of Arms and Armor in All Countries and in All Times, Together with Some Closely Related Subjects. New York, 1961. p. 239, fig. 369.1.

Stone, George Cameron, and Donald J. La Rocca. A Glossary of the Construction, Decoration and Use of Arms and Armor in All Countries and in All Times, Together with Some Closely Related Subjects. Mineola, N.Y.: Dover Publications, 1999. p. 239, fig. 369.1.

La Rocca, Donald J. Warriors of the Himalayas: Rediscovering the Arms and Armor of Tibet. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2006. pp. 199, 211, no. 107, ill. p. 211.



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