X2001.11.49 Lamp or incense burner

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Object Name: Lamp or incense burner

Artist: Unknown

Place of Origin: Uttar Pradesh, India

Date: 20th century

Dimensions: H: 14.50 cm, W: 6.00 cm, D: 13.00 cm

Materials Used: Brass

Credit Line and Accession Number: Fowler Museum at UCLA. Gift of the Pal Family. X2001.11.49


The outstretched forelegs of this horse once held an oil cup or possibly some device for holding incense.

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