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X2001.11.30 Lamp

 

Object Name: Lamp

Place of Origin: Kulu, Himachal Pradesh, India

Date/Era: 19th century

Dimensions: H: 13.80 cm, W: 10.10 cm, D: 19.70 cm

Medium/Materials: Bronze

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

Accession Number: X2001.11.30

The monkey on this lamp recalls Hanuman, the beloved king of the monkeys who helps defeat Lord Rama’s enemies in the famed Hindu epic known as the Ramayana.

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

SKU: X2001.11.30 Category:

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