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Object Name: Lamp
Place of Origin: Rajasthan, India
Date/Era: 20th century
Dimensions: H: 11.00 cm, W: 6.20 cm, D: 15.00 cm, Total Height: 13.50 cm
Credit Line: Fowler Museum at UCLA. Gift of the Pal Family.
Accession Number: X2001.11.81a,b
This lamp is designed to accommodate a wick, which passes through the finial to reach down into the oil reservoir in the elephant’s body.
Source: Exhibition wall text, Flames of Devotion: Oil Lamps from South and Southeast Asia and the Himalayas.