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Object Name: Lamp
Place of Origin: Tamil Nadu, India
Date/Era: 19th century
Dimensions: H: 17.00 cm, W: 8.50 cm, D: 7.20 cm
Credit Line: Fowler Museum at UCLA. Gift of the Pal Family.
Accession Number: X2001.11.74
Standing atop a tortoise, a goddess known as a yakshi holds aloft a small cup for incense and a square frame with a hinged cover, probably representing a mirror.
Source: Exhibition wall text, Flames of Devotion: Oil Lamps from South and Southeast Asia and the Himalayas.