Goddess of Prosperity Lamp (Dipa Lakshmi)
Primarily for use in women’s rituals (probably originally adorned and dressed)
Lamp with Oil Bowls Supported by Garuda, Musicians, Horsemen, and Birds
For holding on a long rod during a festival procession

Artist/maker unknown, Indian

Made in Kerala, India, Asia

17th - 18th century

Copper alloy

11 1/2 × 15 × 2 3/8 inches (29.2 × 38.1 × 6 cm)

Curatorial Department:
South Asian Art

* Gallery 231, Asian Art, second floor

Accession Number:

Credit Line:
Stella Kramrisch Collection, 1994

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