X2001.11.41 Lamp

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Object Name: Lamp
Artist: Unknown
Place of Origin: Madhya Pradesh, India
Date: 20th century
Dimensions: H: 22.70 cm, W: 12.60 cm, D: 12.50 cm
Materials Used: Bronze
Credit Line and Accession Number: Fowler Museum at UCLA. Gift of the Pal Family. X2001.11.41


The elephant-headed deity Ganesha presides over the oil cup of this lamp, under the shelter of a hood formed of seven naga.

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