Tall Indian Nilavilakku Bronze Oil Lamp
Tall Indian Nilavilakku Bronze Oil Lamp Tall Indian Nilavilakku Bronze Oil Lamp

Tall Indian Nilavilakku Bronze Oil Lamp

Ref: L1953

A Nilavilakkuis a bell metal ceremonial lamp often used in Kerala, South India, used for any occasion thought to be auspicious. Crafted in much the same fashion as a large pricket candle stick, this piece features an elongated finial at the center of the broad oil well, which sits atop a tapered stem with ring turnings, and terminates on a round base with lips around the top and bottom edges.

19th century
W 6.5 D 6.5 H 19 in.
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