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X2001.11.34 Lamp


Object Name: Lamp

Place of Origin: India, possibly Karnataka or Maharashtra

Date/Era: 19th century

Dimensions: H: 12.80 cm, W: 9.90 cm, D: 7.80 cm

Medium/Materials: Brass

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

Accession Number: X2001.11.34

The female figure is elaborately dressed with a crown, pectoral, armlets, bangles, and a decorated braid down her back. A handle, now broken off, was once attached to the back of the figure and to the base, indicating that this was an arati lamp.

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

SKU: X2001.11.34 Category:

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