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Tibetan - Ritual Dagger - Walters 52311 (2)

Tibetan - Ritual Dagger - Walters 52311 (2)

Originally the "phur-bu" was probably a simple peg used to secure tent ropes to the ground. No doubt the ability of the peg to pierce gave rise to the expression, "kilaya kilaya," (pierce, pierce) often a compo... More

Dorje Dudjom (cropped) - A painting of a woman with a hat on her head
Tibetan - Phurbu-cum-chopper - Walters 511448 - View A

Tibetan - Phurbu-cum-chopper - Walters 511448 - View A

This unique and exquisitely crafted ritual object combines the Tibetan dagger with the curved chopper. Animating the dagger is the power of the three deities whose faces (one with a horse's head above it) appea... More

Ritual Dagger (Phurpa) LACMA M.78.45

Ritual Dagger (Phurpa) LACMA M.78.45

Western Tibet, 16th century Arms and Armor; daggers Wood with paint Indian Art Special Purpose Fund (M.78.45) South and Southeast Asian Art

Ritual Dagger (Phurpa) LACMA M.85.286.1

Ritual Dagger (Phurpa) LACMA M.85.286.1

Central Tibet, 17th century Arms and Armor; daggers Gilt copper, iron, and coral Gift of Jerome L. Joss (M.85.286.1) South and Southeast Asian Art

Ritual Axe LACMA M.79.243.2 (1 of 2)

Ritual Axe LACMA M.79.243.2 (1 of 2)

Eastern Tibet, Kham region, Derge, Eastern Derge or China, 17th century or earlier Arms and Armor; axes Gilt copper alloy and rock crystal 8 7/8 x 6 3/8 x 1 1/4 in. (22.54 x 16.19 x 3.17 cm) Purchased with fu... More

Dorje Dudjom - A painting of a woman in a red dress

Dorje Dudjom - A painting of a woman in a red dress

Dorje Dudjom, 8th Century Tibetan Translator

Tibetan - Ritual Dagger - Walters 52311

Tibetan - Ritual Dagger - Walters 52311

Originally the "phur-bu" was probably a simple peg used to secure tent ropes to the ground. No doubt the ability of the peg to pierce gave rise to the expression, "kilaya kilaya," (pierce, pierce) often a compo... More

Ritual Dagger (Phurpa) LACMA M.82.27

Ritual Dagger (Phurpa) LACMA M.82.27

Eastern Tibet (?), 17th century Arms and Armor; daggers Ivory, silver, and carnelian 8 1/2 x 1 3/4 x 1 3/4 in. (21.59 x 4.44 x 4.44 cm) Gift of Mrs. J. LeRoy Davidson in memory of Dr. J. LeRoy Davidson (M.82.... More

'Ritual Dagger' from Tibet or China, c. 1700, Norton Simon Museum

'Ritual Dagger' from Tibet or China, c. 1700, Norton Simon Museum

Ritual Dagger from Tibet or China, c. 1700, bronze with semiprecious stones and pigment, Norton Simon Museum

Ritual Axe LACMA M.79.243.2 (2 of 2)

Ritual Axe LACMA M.79.243.2 (2 of 2)

Eastern Tibet, Kham region, Derge, Eastern Derge or China, 17th century or earlier Arms and Armor; axes Gilt copper alloy and rock crystal 8 7/8 x 6 3/8 x 1 1/4 in. (22.54 x 16.19 x 3.17 cm) Purchased with fu... More

Ritual Dagger LACMA M.79.243.3

Ritual Dagger LACMA M.79.243.3

Eastern Tibet, Kham region, Derge, Eastern Derge or China, 17th century or earlier Arms and Armor; daggers Gilt copper alloy and rock crystal 8 x 1 1/2 x 1 1/2 in. (20.32 x 3.81 x 3.81 cm) Purchased with fund... More

'Phurba' ritual dagger 19th century Bronze, -jade and turquoise -Tibet Folch collection MEB CF 3045 @mculturesmon -Asia -Tibet

'Phurba' ritual dagger 19th century Bronze, -jade and turquoise -Tibet...

'Phurba' ritual dagger 19th century Bronze, #jade and turquoise Tibet Folch collection MEB CF 3045 @mculturesmon Asia #Tibet

Kīla (phur-ba), Ming dynasty 1506-1522 - AMNH - DSC06230

Kīla (phur-ba), Ming dynasty 1506-1522 - AMNH - DSC06230

Exhibit in the Asian collection of the American Museum of Natural History, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA. Photography was permitted in the museum without restriction.

Ritual Dagger (Phurpa) LACMA M.86.190.2

Ritual Dagger (Phurpa) LACMA M.86.190.2

Western or Central Tibet, 15th century Arms and Armor; daggers Iron and brass Christian Humann Asian Art Fund (M.86.190.2) South and Southeast Asian Art