Butter Lamp

2012.10.0137

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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Butter Lamp   (2012.10.0137)
Classification Furnishings : Lighting Equipment : Lighting Devices
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location Asia, East, China, Tibet
Period/Date 1850 - 1900
Culture Tibetan

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Height) 7.67 cm
Dimension 2 (Diameter) 5.8 cm
Dimension 3 (Diameter) 3.45 cm
Weight 56 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Metal
Manufacturing Processes N/A
Munsell Color Information N/A

Research Remarks

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Comparanda

For examples of similar motif see: http://www.michaelbackmanltd.com/1196.html and: http://www.shutterstock.com/pic-140315626/stock-vector-shou-symbol-lotus-chinese-character-for-longevity-amp-good-health.html. Cheri Sullivan, 9/12/2014

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Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Gift of Robert C. and Donna M. Spina Helmholz
Reproduction N/A
Reproduction Information N/A

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