This is a exquisite brass ritual lamp with the Naag , shiva lingam with Nandi.
The lingam is a representation of the Hindu deity, Shiva, used for worship in temples and Nandi is the mount or vehicle also known as the Vahana of Shiva.
One can find the figure of the white humped bull in every Shaivite temple reclining on a raised platform and facing the entrance door of the shrine so that according to mythology, he may perpetually gaze on the lord in his symbolic form, the lingam.
Length 59 cm x Diameter of spoon 13 cm x Height 10 cm x Width 10 cm
Weight: 2.35 kilograms