This is a vintage hand held oil and wick prayer lamp depicting the Hindu Elephant God, Ganesha - God of wisdom, knowledge and one of the most popular gods as per Hindu Mythology.
This hand held prayer lamp with 5 diyas sculpted with elephants on either side of the lamp and an exquisitely engraved handle adorned with Lord Ganesha is the work of skilled artisans from the south of India and is handcrafted from excellent quality brass.
The fine curves and the handle of the lamp with its delicate engravings and the dark patina highlights the beauty of this prayer lamp showing off its elegant, rich and smooth finish.
Such lamps are lit during daily prayers in most Hindu households and during festivals and religious celebrations to dispel away the darkness and bring in light, joy and prosperity under the auspices of Lord Ganesha.
Simply divine and a collectors item.
Size: Length 22 cm x Width 17 cm x Height 10 cm
Weight: 450 Grams
Care: Please do not use any chemicals or powders for cleaning. Just rub with a soft dry cloth to retain its vintage look.