Heritage Peacock Oil Lamp - Traditional Dhokra Metal Tribal Art From Odhisha

This Vintage bell-metal tribal oil lamp is part of the Heritage collection of The Indian Weave.

The oil lamp is in the form of a peacock whose body comprises of a compartment for storing oil. On the back of the peacock there is a small nozzle in which a cotton wick is inserted so as to keep it soaked in oil. 

Using the technique of "cire perdue" metal casting, the outer surface of the core wax model is covered with multiple strands of wax wire and used with minor variations all over the eastern Indian tribal complex comprising areas in mainly Orissa, Andhra Pradesh, West Bengal, Bihar, Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand ( States of India) . 

Measures: 

Length: 22 cm x Height 17 cm x width 8 cm 

Weight: 700 grams

 Care: Please do not use any chemicals. Just wipe with a dry cloth.