X2001.11.42 Lamp

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Object Name: Lamp
Artist: Unknown
Place of Origin: Nepal
Date: 20th century
Dimensions: H: 11.20 cm, W: 11.30 cm, D: 11.50 cm
Materials Used: Brass
Credit Line and Accession Number: Fowler Museum at UCLA. Gift of the Pal Family. X2001.11.42

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Description

Parrots rise from the rim of this lamp, while the upper part is decorated with an amulet, sun and moon symbols, and a V indicating the Vaishnavite sect dedicated to the worship of Vishnu.

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

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