Object Name: Lamp
Place of Origin: Western Nepal
Date: 20th century
Dimensions: H: 39.00 cm, W: 13.50 cm, D: 25.60 cm
Materials Used: Brass
Credit Line and Accession Number: Fowler Museum at UCLA. Gift of the Pal Family. X2001.11.70a,b
This lamp includes a bell with a clapper in its base. By this clever means, the lamp and the ringing bell required for the arati ritual are provided in a single implement.
Source: Exhibition wall text, Flames of Devotion: Oil Lamps from South and Southeast Asia and the Himalayas.