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Phurpa

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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
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.
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing, on behalf of the estate of Florence C. Whitney
Other Number:
287   -   Other Number

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