Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Miniature Votive Musket

17th–19th century
Iron, gold, silver, wood, pigments, horn, leather
L. with prong-rest extended 18 1/4 in. (46.4 cm); L. with prong-rest folded 14 1/8 in. (35.9 cm); L. of barrel 6 3/4 in. (17.1 cm); Cal. .28 in. (7 mm)
Credit Line:
Purchase, Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Gift, 2001
Accession Number:
Not on view
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Sacred Traditions of the Himalayas," December 20, 2014–June 14, 2015.

La Rocca, Donald J. Warriors of the Himalayas: Rediscovering the Arms and Armor of Tibet. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2006. pp. 16, 56, 178, 199, 206–207, 209, no. 103, ill.

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