Lot 290: An unusual Himalayan phurba

H: 12 ½"
Of unusual form, the large phurba with human figure atop with iron ring inset into its head; the face with simple, aggressive features, wide eyes, and open mouth; the arms over the torso and clear indication of legs to the front. The shaft with incised stacked lines, the back with alternating geometric bands. Overall encrusted patina, on a custom base.

Property of a New York Private Collector


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