This is a vintage pair of 18 cm tall brass oil lamps or Chaavi Vilakkus as they are traditionally known, handcrafted by artisans from South India.
With a key to adjust the height of the star shaped cup with 5 grooves to light the oil with wicks, the lamps are mounted on an elegant round pedestal with smooth lines and contours.
Usually handed down 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.
Each lamp measures:
Height of the lamp is 18 cm with a diameter of 7 cm
Weight: 800 Grams