Votive Oil Lamp


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    Basic Information

    Artifact Identification Votive Oil Lamp   (1944.03.0113B)
    1. Communication Artifacts
    2. :
    3. Ceremonial Artifacts
    4. :
    5. Religious Objects
    Artist/Maker None
    Geographic Location
    Period/Date Colonial – Republic, 19th – early 20th century
    Culture Indian

    Physical Analysis

    Dimension 1 (Height) 13.0 cm
    Dimension 2 (Width) 8.4 cm
    Dimension 3 (Depth) 4.2 cm
    Weight 231 g
    Measuring Remarks None
    Materials Metal--Bronze
    Manufacturing Processes Cast
    Munsell Color Information Dark Grayish Yellowish Brown (10 YR 2/2) -ns

    Research Remarks

    Published Description N/A
    Description N/A
    Comparanda N/A

    Swarup, Shangi. The Arts and Crafts of India and Pakistan. Plate CXXXVII (picture of Garuda). Ward, Geoffrey C. The Maharajas: Treasures of the World.

    Artifact History

    Archaeological Data N/A
    Credit Line/Dedication Parry Collection of Lamps and Candles
    Reproduction no
    Reproduction Information N/A

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