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Sceptre

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Native Name:
Vajra
Object Number:
29-96-466
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Japanese
Buddhist
Provenience:
Japan
Date Made:
19th Century
Early Date:
1800
Late Date:
1899
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Brass
Description:
Bronze sceptre with four-pronged ends. Used by lamas in Buddhist rituals.
Length:
11.5cm
Width:
4cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Buddhism: History and Diversity of a Great Tradition (12 Dec 1985 - 21 Oct 2012)
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Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Lyons, Elizabeth, et al. 1985. Buddhism: History and Diversity of a Great Tradition. : Page/Fig./Plate: 37
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