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Phurpa

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Native Name:
Phurpa
Object Number:
42-30-284
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Tibetan
Tibetan Buddhist
Provenience:
Tibet
Date Made:
18th Century - 1942
Early Date:
1700
Late Date:
1942
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Brass
Technique:
Engraved
Iconography:
Heads
Description:
Phurpa, ceremonial dagger. Heavy brass. Grip in form of two heads back to back and surmounted by third head.
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing, on behalf of the estate of Florence C. Whitney
Other Number:
138A   -   Collector Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Weapons and Defense (27 Oct 1951 - 06 Jan 1952)
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