lamp (lighting devices); votive container

Shrine in the shape of a swing made of cast brass, with traces of red colour on the surface. Consists of two figures of Dipalakshmi, each figure of Lakshmi holding a single bowl for an oil lamp, with a cuspid arch between them, decorated with a stylised peacock on each side with a bud at the top of the arch and above each Lakshmi figure. From the cross bar hangs a swing in the form of a square vessel represneting a little yard containing figures of a god and Ganesha, Nandi, a cobra and a yonilinga. The swing is suspended on four chains.

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