Buddhist ceremonial chopper

Made:
1701-1900 in Tibet

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Buddhist ceremonial chopper, iron with ormolu handle, Tibetan, 1701-1900

Details

Category:
Asian Medicine
Collection:
Sir Henry Wellcome's Museum Collection
Object Number:
A221490
Materials:
brass (gilt), complete and iron
type:
ceremonial axe
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • weapons and ammunition
  • weapon
  • ceremonial weapon