Object Name: Lamp stand
Place of Origin: Nepal
Date: 19th century
Materials Used: Brass
Credit Line and Accession Number: Fowler Museum at UCLA. Gift of the Pal Family. X2001.11.80
This lamp stand takes the form of a simple stambha, or pillar, a classical Indian form that in other lamps is often ramified into a full-blown tree of life.
Source: Exhibition wall text, Flames of Devotion: Oil Lamps from South and Southeast Asia and the Himalayas.