Bell and Dorje. Nine pronged Dorje [Early 18th century]

Bell and Dorje. Nine pronged Dorje རྡོ་རྗེ་ (Wylie rdo rje) or Dorje tsegu རྡོ་རྗེ་ (rdo rje rtse dgu). Dorje is 12.5 cm long. Bell. Drilbu དྲིལ་བུ་ (Wylie dril bu) Bell is 18.5 cm long and 10cm in diameter. . Creation dates: Early 18th century. Actual date unknown but suggested by current owner.

Custodial history: An item owned by the family of Buchen Pema Tsewang and passed down through generations of Lama Mani in Tibet. Following his death the material has been handed down to his son Pema Choephel who is not a practising Lama Manipa.

Extent and format of original material: One bell and one dorje.

Owner(s) of original material: Pema Choephel. Material inherited from his late father, the Lama Manipa Buchen Pema Tsewang.