Object Name: Lamp
Place of Origin: Tibet or Nepal
Date: 19th century
Dimensions: Total Height: 32.70 cm, Total Diameter: 18.10 cm, H: 30.00 cm, DIAM: 17.00 cm
Materials Used: Copper, brass
Credit Line and Accession Number: Fowler Museum at UCLA. Gift of the Pal Family. X2001.11.97a,b
Chinese-inspired decorations of cast brass are added to this copper butter lamp, which probably served in a Tibetan Buddhist temple.
Source: Exhibition wall text, Flames of Devotion: Oil Lamps from South and Southeast Asia and the Himalayas.