Nepalese divination instrument or Phurbu allowing the Shaman to come into contact with the spirits. These Buddhist animist cultures attach great importance to the forces of nature.
This Phurbu is anthropomorphic and the character with the hieratic posture presents his hands joined as a sign of devotion. The base of the Phurbu is triangular and represents Tantric figures.
Hardwood with a greasy black patina. End is made of iron.
- Divination instrument
- Mid 20th century
- Region/ Country of origin
- Good condition, see description
- 25×3×3 cm