X2001.11.70a,b Lamp

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Object Name: Lamp

Artist: Unknown

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

Category:

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.

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