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X2001.11.25a,b Lamp

 

Object Name: Lamp

Place of Origin: Nepal

Date/Era: 18th-19th century

Dimensions: H: 30.00 cm, W: 16.00 cm, D: 32.00 cm

Medium/Materials: Brass

Credit Line: Fowler Museum at UCLA. Gift of the Pal Family.

Accession Number: X2001.11.25a,b

The hooded naga and the figure of the elephant-headed deity Ganesha, surrounded by an aureole, found on this pitcher-shaped lamp, are common to many examples. More unusual is the figure of a yaksha (a nature deity) supporting the burner pan.

Source: Exhibition wall text. Flames of Devotion: Oil Lamps from South and Southeast Asia and the Himalayas.

SKU: X2001.11.25a,b Category:

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