Object Name: Lamp
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.