Altar Lamp


From: Nepal

Curatorial Section: Asian

Object Number A1124
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Nepalese (uncertain) | Hindu (uncertain)
Provenience Nepal
Date Made 15th Century - 19th Century
Section Asian
Materials Metal
Iconography Naga (Snake) | Krishna | Butterball

Altar lamp. Elaborate ewer form with the lamp where the spout should be. Handle is naga shape with Krishna crawling up it with the butter ball.

Credit Line Purchased from Alexander Scott, 1914

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