Hanging Bronze Oil Lamp in the Shape of a Bird India
Antique hanging cast bronze oil lamp in the shape of a beautiful mythical bird peacock figure with hanger chain.
The body of the bird acts as a reservoir for oil while the spout at the bottom is the location for the lamp wick.
Handcrafted using the "Lost Wax" process of metal casting as per traditional century old practises by skilled Asian artisans.
Always an integral part of the prayer room, the presence of these lamps was an important aspect of ritual worship offered to a deity.
Islamic art antique brass incense burner or oil lamp.
Bird dimensions: 8" x 4"5 x 2"
total length when hang with chains: 17".
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