Accession Nr.: 95.6.1
Type: metalwork; religious/ritual equipment
Date of production:
late 19th century
Place of production:
Materials: alloy; copper
Techniques: silvered
Dimensions: height: 11.6 cm
diameter: 7.1 cm
The butterlamp formed a set with six ceremonicial cups ( HFM_95.5.1-6 ). On the upper edge of the slim, three-unit pot is lotus petal decoration, at the bottom cow-nose decoration. In the course of ceremonies, a candle made of butter is placed in it.