X2001.11.81a,b Lamp

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Object Name: Lamp

Artist: Unknown

Place of Origin: Rajasthan, India

Date: 20th century

Dimensions: H: 11.00 cm, W: 6.20 cm, D: 15.00 cm, Total Height: 13.50 cm

Materials Used: Brass

Credit Line and Accession Number: Fowler Museum at UCLA. Gift of the Pal Family. X2001.11.81a,b


This lamp is designed to accommodate a wick, which passes through the finial to reach down into the oil reservoir in the elephant’s body.

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