X2001.11.82a,b Lamp

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Object Name: Lamp

Artist: Unknown

Place of Origin: Rajasthan or Gujarat, India

Date: 19th century

Dimensions: H: 21.00 cm, W: 9.50 cm, D: 9.30 cm

Materials Used: Brass

Credit Line and Accession Number: Fowler Museum at UCLA. Gift of the Pal Family. X2001.11.82a,b


A goddess stands on a lotus. The wick passed through the open top of the lid, reaching down into the oil reservoir in the hollow body.

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