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X2001.11.53 Burner

 

Object Name: Burner

Place of Origin: Maharashtra, India

Date/Era: 20th century

Dimensions: H: 21.70 cm, W: 16.00 cm, D: 31.00 cm

Medium/Materials: Brass

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

Accession Number: X2001.11.54

The figures on the handle of this arati lamp indicate that it would have been used in worship of the deity Shiva. They include Shiva?s sacred mount (the bull) and a lingam, the stylized phallic symbol associated with the worship of Shiva.

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

SKU: X2001.11.53 Category:

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