Suspended on a brass chain with small delicately carved birds, this oil lamp is a master piece and has been designed and hand casted by artisans in Uttar pradesh, India using the age old traditional art of lamp making.
This oil prayer lamp hand casted in solid brass is a work of art and is more than 50 years old.
The oil once filled into the body of the bird drops from the birds mouth drop by drop to keep the wick moist and the lamp stays lit as long as the oil lasts.
The oil is filled by turning it upside down and opening the bottom chain, filling the oil and closing it back. Once straightened, the oil drops onto the wick drop by drop.
Size : total length is 66 cm / 48 cm length only with chain
Length of the chain : 34 cm bird
Width: 20 cm
Weight : 1.200 kilograms ( 1200 grams)
Care: Please do not use harsh chemicals or abrasives to clean or polish this item to retain the antique nature. Please clean with a slightly damp or dry soft cloth.