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3 18th/19th C. Lamps, including an Indian Puja Butter Lamp (ca, 1800) used for special occasions; a Newari Puja Lamp Base, Nepal, with 3 lamps and two holes, 32 leaves (ca. 1700); and an Indian Puja Butter Lamp with one lamp and ornate handle (ca. 1850).Height of largest: 4.5 x 3.2", 12 x 9 x 5 cm. Total weight 750 g. Provenance: Matthew Friedman Collection. Matthew Friedman is author of three books on the subject of antique Asian bronze, including 1) Nepalese Casted Decanters, Vessels and Bowls 2) Bangladesh Metal Casting: Five Techniques 3) Nepalese Cast Ceremonial Lamps. He is currently the Chief Executive Officer of The Mekong Club, an organization made up of Hong Kong-based private sector business leaders who have joined forces to help fight human trafficking.

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3 18th/19th C. Lamps

Estimate $100 - $200Sep 9, 2016
Philadelphia, PA, USA