Vajra Dorje and Dril-Bu - 19th century - Tibet
Vajra Dorje and Dril-Bu - 19th century - Tibet
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Vajra Dorje and Dril-Bu - 19th century - Tibet

$795.00
Bronze, turquoise, leather & natural fibers
Liturgical instruments used during Tibetan Buddhist rituals. They are regarded as they are used together. The Dril - Bu, or bell is held in the left hand and the scepter or Dorje in the right. As a a pair, they reflect the 2 aspects of Buddhist practice: method and wisdom, intuition and compassion. This is a rare example in that it still has its original leather case.
Very similar to the Dril-Bu and Dorje in the Metropolitan Museum of art Accession Number: 89.4.1443a, b.

DIMENSIONS: Bell H: 6 3/4 x D: 4 Dorje H: 4 1/2 x D: 1 1/4

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