Barrel from a Ceremonial Musket, Iron, gold, copper, silver, Tibetan

Barrel from a Ceremonial Musket

Date:
17th–19th century
Culture:
Tibetan
Medium:
Iron, gold, copper, silver
Dimensions:
L. 29 1/8 in. (74 cm); Cal. .75 (19 mm); Wt. 6 lb. 9.2 oz. (2982.4 g)
Classification:
Firearms Parts
Credit Line:
Purchase, Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Gift, 2005
Accession Number:
2005.143
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, 199, 206, 209, no. 105, ill.