X2001.11.80 Lamp stand

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Object Name: Lamp stand
Artist: Unknown
Place of Origin: Nepal
Date: 19th century
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Materials Used:
Brass
Credit Line and Accession Number: Fowler Museum at UCLA. Gift of the Pal Family. X2001.11.80

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Description

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.

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