Ganesha Sukunda Oil Lamp - Mid century Ceremonial Lamp from Nepal traditionally used during religious and auspicious ceremonies by the Newar clan of Nepal.
The Ganesha Sukunda is both a pot for holding oil and a lamp for burning. The flame burns in front of an image of Lord Ganesh surrounded by his vehicles - The Mice seen on both sides of the lamp.
Lord Ganesha, the most popular of the Hindu Gods is the God of Wisdom and Knowledge also known as the elephant god seen here sitting with his attributes under a protective umbrella of the 5 headed Naag.
This rare brass lamp is handcrafted by skilled artisans from Nepal using the century old lost wax process of metal casting in a dark patina finish. A collectors item.
Measures: Length: 18 cm x Width 10 cm x Height 19 cm
Weight : 800 grams