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Set of Buddhist Ritual Tools

Auction:
3134B
Lot:
290
Sold for:
$738$600

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 3134B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 14, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Set of Buddhist Ritual Tools, Tibet, eight miniature silver metal tools inlaid with copper and gold in a spiral pattern, a miniature bow and four phurba daggers, all in a triangular metal box, tool lg. to 8 3/4, box 9 in.
Estimate $300-500


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Keywords

Tibet, Blade weapons, Buddhist symbols, Dagger, Human behavior, Indian religions, Inlay, Kīla, Silver, Tibetan Buddhism, Yidams

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