Sale 17AS02 | Lot 10

Tibetan Steel Meteorite with Gold, Copper and Silver Inlay Phurba

Catalogue: Asian Works of Art
Tibetan Steel Meteorite with Gold, Copper and Silver Inlay Phurba

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Lot 10
Tibetan Steel Meteorite with Gold, Copper and Silver Inlay Phurba
13th/14th Century
The ritual thunderbolt dagger, Phurba Vajra Kila, with yellow, red, and white faces of the wrathful god Hayagriva, surmounted by his horse head, with fitted wood stand. Length 12 1/2 inches.

For a similar example see:
Buddhist Statues of Tibet: The Complete Collection of Treasures of the Palace Museum (Beijing), 2008, Vol. 60, no. 120, Standing Statue of Vajradhara


Estimate: $1,500 - $2,000
Sold for $1,250 (includes buyer's premium)

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Estimate: $1,500 - $2,000
Sold for $1,250 (includes buyer's premium)

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Asian Works of Art

Mon, Sep 11, 2017 at 10am EDT
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