Traditional 26 cm Tall Kerala Brass Oil Lamp With 7 Wick Holders - Ht 26 cm x Dia 11 cm
From our Vintage Collection - This is a traditional 26 cm tall oil lamp from Kerala handcrafted with seven wick holders on the oil well mounted on an elegant hand crafted patina finished slim pillar with smooth contours by artisans from the South of India.
Using the Lost wax process of metal casting following century old traditions, the drip pan is finished with incised rings and sits on a round pedestal.
Such oil lamps or Deepam or Vilakkus as they traditionally called are usually handed over from one generation to the next signifying as per the Hindu tradition, the moving from darkness of life into the light bringing joy and prosperity to all.
Measures: Height 26 cm with a diameter of 11 cm at the top and 10 cm at the bottom.
Weight - 1.350 Kilograms
Care: Please do not use chemicals to clean . Simply use a soft dry cloth to wipe or wax polish to keep the vintage nature of the lamp.