Traditional Kerala Changalavottom - Heritage Oil Lamp With A Brass Spoon- L 40 cm x W 10 cm x H 10 cm

From our Vintage Collection - Known as the "Changalavottom" , this rare hand crafted vintage brass oil lamp and a spoon with a peacock head hails from Kerala - Gods own country.

Dotted with circular motifs, this unique lamp comprises of a key shape diya in the front, a well for oil in the middle where the spoon is attached to a link chain with a peacocks head for pouring oil into the bowl, and a long broad handle crafted in a shape of a temple.

The lamp incorporates the Hindu belief in Akhanda Jyot, which stands for burning the lamp without interruption where the lamp bowl is continuously refilled without letting the lamp extinguish even for a moment.

Handed down from one generation to the next, this traditional brass lamp is  crafted using the lost wax method of metal casting and is truly, a Collectors item.

Measures - Length 40 cm x Width 10 cm x Height 10 cm . Base diameter is 8 cm . The spoon measures 9 cm and 25 cm with the link chain.

Weight - 1050 grams

Care: To continue to preserve the antique nature of this lamp,  use a little wax  polish to coat the lamp first and then rub with a soft dry cloth.