These are a pair of Votive Brass Lamps from Southern India, 19th century. Two brass statues depicting Goddess Lakshmi, also known as Deepa Lakshmi stands on a rectangular dais and holds a lamp bowl for a single wick. The Lakshmi figures have a long plait of hair down the back, a highly detailed striped dhoti, an upper garment decorated with many flowers, and numerous items of jewellery including anklets, earrings, bracelets, necklaces and hair ornaments in carefully parted hair. Lakshmi is the Hindu goddess of wealth, prosperity (both material and spiritual), fortune and the embodiment of beauty. Provenance: From a large London collection; formed between 1980 - late 1990s. The artefacts are in very fine condition, mounted on a marble base (300mm x 200mm), measures 126mm tall and weighs 3.04kgs.

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Votive Lamps from Southern India. NP Collectables
A1218 Votive Lamps from Southern India
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