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Ritual Peg (phurbu)

A work made of bronze, crystal, jade, opal and turquoise, with gilding and semiprecious stones.
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  • A work made of bronze, crystal, jade, opal and turquoise, with gilding and semiprecious stones.

Date:

17th century

Artist:

Tibet
Central Tibet

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Title

Ritual Peg (phurbu)

Origin

Tibet

Date

1601–1700

Medium

Bronze, crystal, jade, opal and turquoise, with gilding and semiprecious stones

Dimensions

62 × 12.4 × 12.4 cm (24 3/8 × 4 7/8 × 4 7/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Marilynn B. Alsdorf

Reference Number

2014.1037

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