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Personified Ritual Dagger (Vajrakila) in Ritual Embrace (Yab-yum)

A work made of copper repoussé over wood.
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  • A work made of copper repoussé over wood.

Date:

16th century

Artist:

Tibet

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Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of Asia

Title

Personified Ritual Dagger (Vajrakila) in Ritual Embrace (Yab-yum)

Origin

Tibet

Date

1501–1600

Medium

Copper repoussé over wood

Dimensions

43.1 × 24.8 × 10.3 cm (17 × 9 3/4 × 4 1/16 in.)

Credit Line

Purchased with funds provided by Thomas J. Pritzker

Reference Number

1996.652

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