X2001.11.57 Lamp

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Object Name: Lamp

Artist: Unknown

Place of Origin: Bastar, Chhattisgarh, India

Date: 20th century

Dimensions: H: 32.00 cm, W: 12.50 cm, D: 17.00 cm

Materials Used: Bronze

Credit Line and Accession Number: Fowler Museum at UCLA. Gift of the Pal Family. X2001.11.57


Two peacocks face two small lingams, or phallic symbols, on the rim of the oil cup.

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