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

Tall South Indian Nilavilakku Bronze Oil Lamp

Ref: L1953
A Nilavilakku is 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 antique oil lamp 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.
DATE
19th century
DIMENSIONS
Width 6.5 Depth 6.5 Height 19 in.
CONDITION 
Note: old crack and repair (see photos).
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