A large bronze temple lamp diya. 19th century

Lot number

36

Estimated price

800
1200

Description

A large bronze temple lamp diya

South India, 19th century

Indian temple lamp or Diya, of traditional form topped by a peacock on a conical base that sits within a dish with four nozzles for ghee oil wicks. The body with balustered top and segmented column ending in a balustered base sitting in a oval dish with flared flat rim.

 

H. 77.5 cm

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