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Provenance

Given to the MFA by William Sturgis Bigelow in 1920.

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Ritual Implements: Bell, Thunderbolt, Carrying Case

Tibetan, Buddhist, about 18th century

Object Place

Tibet

Dimensions

Approximate heights: case: 25.4 cm (10 in); bell: 22.9 cm (9 in.); vajra 17.8 cm (7 in.)

Accession Number

20.6a

Medium or Technique

Leather, brass, bell metal

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Ritual Objects