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Tibetan meda


2015-08-22 00:00:00

/ Tibetan meda

/ DATE

C.1780

/ While Tibet, like Japan, was largely isolated from the rest of

/origin

Tibet

The world until the mid-19th century, it was for geographic

/ WEIGHT /BARREL /CALIBER

9V4 Lb 4.15 Kg 44 In 111 Cm 17 Mm

/ rather than political reasons. Trade did occur, however, With India and China, and this matchlock, or meda, shows ` considerable Chinese influence in both form and decoration.

Attached to the fore stock is a rest, an unusual feature.

Tibetan meda




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