University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 42-30-286A
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Tibetan
Tibetan Buddhist
Provenience: Tibet
Date Made: 18th Century - 1942
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1942
Section:Asian
Materials:Copper
Brass
Iconography:Animal
Snakes
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number287 - Other Number

Description

Phurpa with case(42-30-286B). Copper blade with brass mounting and brass grip. Snakes and a grotesque animal with a single character on its back over the blade. Three faces around pommel.


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