Vintage Peacock Vilakku - Handcrafted Brass Oil Lamp With 7 Diyas - Ht 25 cm x Dia 9 cm

From our Vintage Collection - Handcrafted from excellent quality brass, this vintage oil lamp or Vilakku with an exquisitely crafted peacock showing off its full plumage and 7 grooves for lighting the wicks dipped in oil is mounted on an elegantly crafted slim brass pillar with smooth contours by artisans from the South of India. 

Using the renowned process of metal casting following century old traditions, the round drip pan sits upon a round base at the bottom. The peacock, the harbinger of good luck is the epitome of grace and beauty with its intricate design and engraving on its feathers.

Such lamps or Deepam or Vilakkus as they are traditionally called are usually handed over 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 when lit. 

Measures: Height 25 cm with a bottom diameter of 7 cm and the top diameter holding the 7 lamps measuring 9 cm. 

Weight: 550 grams