X2001.11.14a,b Lamp

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Object Name: Lamp
Artist: Unknown
Place of Origin: South India
Date: 19th century
Dimensions:
Materials Used: Bronze
Credit Line and Accession Number: Fowler Museum at UCLA. Gift of the Pal Family. X2001.11.14a,b

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Description

The knob at the front of the peacock unscrews to provide access to the oil chamber inside the bird’s body.

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

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