X2001.11.19 Lamp

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Object Name: Lamp
Artist: Unknown
Place of Origin: Bastar, Chhattisgarh, India
Date: 20th century
Dimensions: H: 16.50 cm, W: 12.00 cm, D: 15.00 cm
Materials Used: Brass
Credit Line and Accession Number: Fowler Museum at UCLA. Gift of the Pal Family. X2001.11.19


A peacock graces the main shaft of this lamp from the ”tribal” Bastar people.

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