X2001.11.97a,b Lamp

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Object Name: Lamp

Artist: Unknown

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.