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Antique Tibetan Wooden Phurba

Antique Tibetan Wooden Phurba


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Southeast Asian: Pre 1900: Item # 1402725
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5757 Horton Street
Emeryville, CA 94608
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 $900.00 
Antique Tibetan carved wooden phurba, a ritualistic Vajrayana Buddhist implement, depicting Nagas or snakes on the blade. Nagas are the entities in nature that associated with illnesses. The entwining serpents are a symbol of medicine and healing. The deity handle, mirroring the three-edges of the blade has three deity faces. Typically, one might be wrathful, one peaceful and one joyful representing Body, Speech and Mind.

Dimensions: 11 1/2" L x 2" W