A BRONZE OIL-LAMP
900 € - 1.500 €
Description:South-India, ca. 1900
H. 31 cm
The lamp cast in the shape of a female figure standing in samabhanga on a lotus base placed on a pedestal, both her hands supporting the oil-container, wearing sari, breast band, bejewelled, parrot placed on her shoulder, her face displaying a serene expression with almond-shaped eyes below arched eyebrows, elongated earlobes with ear ornaments and her hairdo combed in a chignon with a long ponytail falling down her back.
From a Franconian private collection, assembled between 1970 and 1995
Minor wear, slight traces of greenish corrosion, partly chipped