Vintage Brass Vilakku Oil Lamp With 7 Wick Holders From South India. Ht 36 cm x Dia 14 cm

From our Vintage Collection - Traditional 36 cm tall oil lamp or Vilakku with seven grooves to light the wicks dipped in oil and mounted on an elegant bronze and gold patina finished pillar with smooth contours, handcrafted by artisans from Kerala,  South India.

Using the process of metal casting following century old traditions, the drip pan is finished with incised rings and the lamp sits on an exquisitely crafted round pedestal.

Such oil lamps or Vilakkus as they are traditionally known have always been handed over from one generation to the next signifying as per the Hindu tradition, the moving from darkness of life into the light, bringing joy and prosperity to all.

Measures: Height 36 cm with a base diameter of 14 cm at the top and the bottom of the lamp.

Weight: 1.85 Kilograms