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X2001.11.99a,b Lamp

 

Object Name: Lamp

Place of Origin: Nepal

Date/Era: 18th century

Dimensions: H: 26.30 cm, W: 35.00 cm, D: 9.00 cm

Medium/Materials: Brass

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

Accession Number: X2001.11.99a,b

This lamp in the form of a lotus bud has a removable peacock finial, allowing the hollow center of the lamp to serve as an oil reservoir. The elephant-headed deity Ganesha appears above the base.

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

SKU: X2001.11.99a,b Category:

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