X2001.11.8a,b Lamp

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Object Name: Lamp

Artist: Unknown

Place of Origin: Tamil Nadu, India

Date: 19th century

Dimensions: Total Height: 18.00 cm, Total Width: 21.10 cm, Total Depth: 8.50 cm, H: 16.50 cm, W: 8.50

Materials Used: Brass

Credit Line and Accession Number: Fowler Museum at UCLA. Gift of the Pal Family. X2001.11.8a,b


A detachable tray on this stambha (pillar) lamp supports an array of seven small oil cups.

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