X2001.11.73 Candlestick

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Object Name: Candlestick
Artist: Unknown
Place of Origin: Orissa or Chhattisgarh, India
Date: 20th century,
Dimensions: H: 30.50 cm, DIAM: 21.00 cm
Materials Used: Bronze
Credit Line and Accession Number: Fowler Museum at UCLA. Gift of the Pal Family. X2001.11.73


A hole runs down the center of this entire figure, suggesting that it was intended as a candlestick rather than a lamp.

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