This vintage 26 cm tall brass oil lamp or Kuthu Vilakku as it is traditionally known with an exquisite star shaped diya and 6 grooves to light the oil with wicks stands atop a pedestal handcrafted by artisans from South India.
Mounted on an elegant round pedestal with 3 short legs shaped like paws of a lion , the contours and shape of the pillar with its smooth lines gives this lamp its elegance.
These lamps are usually handed down from one generation to the next, signifying as per the Hindu tradition, the moving from darkness of life into light bringing joy and prosperity to all.
Measures: Height of the lamp is 26 cm with a base diameter of 12 cm and the top diameter of the star shaped diya with 6 grooves measuring 8 cm.
Weight: 800 Grams