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Object Name: Lamp
Place of Origin: Nepal
Date/Era: 20th century
Dimensions: H: 11.20 cm, W: 11.30 cm, D: 11.50 cm
Credit Line: Fowler Museum at UCLA. Gift of the Pal Family.
Accession Number: X2001.11.42
Parrots rise from the rim of this lamp, while the upper part is decorated with an amulet, sun and moon symbols, and a V indicating the Vaishnavite sect dedicated to the worship of Vishnu.
Source: Exhibition wall text, Flames of Devotion: Oil Lamps from South and Southeast Asia and the Himalayas.