Object Name: Lamp
Place of Origin: South India
Date: 19th century
Dimensions: H: 21.00 cm, W: 16.00 cm, D: 15.50 cm
Materials Used: Brass
Credit Line and Accession Number: Fowler Museum at UCLA. Gift of the Pal Family. X2001.11.15
An auspicious gander (hamsa) stands at the top of this lamp.
Source: Exhibition wall text, Flames of Devotion: Oil Lamps from South and Southeast Asia and the Himalayas.
Object Name: Mask
Culture: Mende peoples
Place of Origin: Sierra Leone
Date/Era: Collected in Liberia in 1981
Medium/Materials: Wood, raffia, cowries
Dimensions: H: 46.00 cm, W: 28.00 cm, D: 37.00 cm
Credit Line: Fowler Museum at UCLA. Gift of Doran H. Ross.
Accession Number: X99.52.4
Object Name: Stirrup spout bottle
Place of Origin: Peru, north coast
Date/Era: 100 – 800 C.E.
Dimensions: H: 27 cm (10.63 in), W: 15 cm (5.9 in), D: 14 cm (5.5 in)
Credit Line: Fowler Museum at UCLA. Gift of Mr. and Mrs. L. Lucas Jr.
Accession Number: X86.3922
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Bone, hornbill skull
H: 12 cm, W: 20 cm, D: 6.50 cm
Fowler Museum at UCLA. Museum purchase. 378.359
Object Name: Otherworld wife (blolo bla)
Culture: Baule peoples
Place of Origin: Côte d’Ivoire
Date/Era: 20th century
Medium/Materials: Wood and paint
Dimensions: H: 31.0 cm, W: 7.5 cm, D: 8.0 cm (H: 12.2 in, W: 2.9 in, D: 3.1 in)
Credit Line: Fowler Museum at UCLA. Anonymous gift.
Accession Number: X94.17.2
Object Name: Otherworld husband (blolo bian)
Dimensions: H: 33.6 cm
Accession Number: X94.18.2