X2001.11.72a,b Lamp

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Object Name: Lamp

Artist: Unknown

Place of Origin: Western Nepal

Date: 19th century

Dimensions: H: 30.50 cm, W: 14.50 cm, D: 17.10 cm

Materials Used: Iron

Credit Line and Accession Number: Fowler Museum at UCLA. Gift of the Pal Family. X2001.11.72a,b


The rooster on this lamp seems to be more of a reflection of the popular arts of the hill groups of Western Nepal than a sacred image related to a deity.

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