Buddhist ceremonial dagger (pur-ba)

Made:
1701-1900 in Tibet
maker:
Unknown

Buddhist ceremonial dagger of bronze, called a pur-ba, with stand, Tibetan, 1701-1900

Details

Category:
Asian Medicine
Object Number:
A38536
Materials:
bronze (copper, tin alloy), complete and polychrome
Measurements:
dagger: 145 mm
type:
dagger - weapon
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • weapons and ammunition
  • weapon
  • edged weapon
credit:
Sotheby's