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Lot 121: An ancient Brass Bound over Hardwood Tibetan Praye

Fine Art & Collectables

by Duchy Auction Company Limited

November 26, 2016

Falmouth, United Kingdom

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  • An ancient Brass Bound over Hardwood Tibetan Praye
  • An ancient Brass Bound over Hardwood Tibetan Praye
  • An ancient Brass Bound over Hardwood Tibetan Praye
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Description: An ancient Brass Bound over Hardwood Tibetan Prayer Box brought back from The Young Husband Expedition, 22cm height x 33cm length x 20cm width. The British expedition to Tibet, also known as the British invasion of Tibet or the Young Husband expedition to Tibet began in December 1903 and lasted until September 1904. The expedition was effectively a temporary invasion by British Indian forces under the auspices of the Tibet Frontier Commission, whose purported mission was to establish diplomatic relations and resolve the dispute over the border between Tibet and Sikkim

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