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X2001.11.27 Lamp

 

Object Name:?Lamp
Artist: Unknown
Place of Origin:?Maharashtra, India
Date:?19th century,
Dimensions:?H: 13.40 cm, W: 11.80 cm, D: 17.90 cm
Materials Used: Bronze
Credit Line and Accession Number:?Fowler Museum at UCLA. Gift of the Pal Family. X2001.11.27

SKU: X2001.11.27 Category:
Description

A naga (snake or dragon) tops the handle of this arati lamp, which features a female figure riding a caparisoned elephant.

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

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