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Ritual Dagger (Phurbu), 15th century

Unknown (Western Tibet - 15th century)

bronze, copper, iron, and paint
24.1 cm long
Gift of Max Tanenbaum, Toronto, 1980
National Gallery of Canada (no. 26701)

This splendid dagger is the result of a complex mixture of different metals embellished with touches of polychromy.

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