Of Chinese manufacture, traded widely and used gainst the Dutch during the Aceh Wars in 1873–1904.
With markings attributing it to Jalore.
A very fine, long and slender example with elaborate golden damascening.
A number of downsized Indian toradar with such lavish inl
The main disadvantage of early firearms was the long time it took to reload them.
Based on the Dutch Beaumont mechanism, but with Indonesian twist forged barrel and golden inlays.