Exquisite pair of vintage brass oil lamps or vilakkus as they are traditionally known with figures of Lord Ganesha and Goddess Lakshmi, handcrafted and engraved by artisans from South India.
Lakshmi, flanked by twin elephants and the mythical Markara at the top, is the Hindu goddess of wealth, fortune and prosperity. She is the wife and Shakti (Energy) of Lord Vishnu, one of the principal deities of Hinduism and the Supreme Being. Lakshmi is also considered a goddess of abundance and fortune and found represented on the oldest surviving stupas and cave temples of Buddhism.
Lord Ganesha or Elephant god with twin figures of his vahan - the mouse, is one of the most popular of the hindu deities and is the God of wisdom and knowledge, considered most auspicious for new beginnings and prosperity.
Size: Height 18 cm x Length 15 cm x Width 12 cm
Weight: 2.30 Kilograms - Pair