Lot 1425: Indian Temple Lamp
December 8, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 17th-18th century AD. A bronze hanging lamp in the shape of a temple finial, or kalasam, three lobes to the top, bulbous body, lobe below and flared base; to the front a spout in the shape of a dragon head with crest to the top, mouth open and with horn shaped oil well coming out; to the top a long suspension chain with hook. 653 grams, 56cm including chain (22"). Property of a Sussex, UK collector; acquired UK 1990s.
Condition Report: Fine condition.