Gyroscopic oil lamp made of pierced brass, formed of two halves with a hinge on one side and secured by a hook at the other. There is openwork decoration of floral scrolls in bands around the body, and decoration of lotus flowers on the top and bottom. Inside is a mechanism to keep the light upright when the ball is rolled.
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