Ancient bronze butter lamp - used during Tibetan rituals (1) - Bronze - Tibet - 19th century

Description
Ancient bronze butter lamp - used during Tibetan rituals (1) - Bronze - Tibet - 19th century
Good condition, see description - 13.1×7.9×7.9 cm

Antique bronze butter lamp - Tibetan ritual
Tibet, 19th century
Height: 13.1 cm
Diameter: 7.9 cm Weight: 350 g
In good condition.

In Tibetan Buddhism, light is seen as an element filling the universe on different levels. It is meant to lead the deceased to the higher realms of happiness, and is one of the pleasant consequences of life after death.
It is a very important offering in Tibetan rituals. Buddhists fill these butter lamps with yak butter where they stick a wick.

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Lot details
Total nr of items
1
Object
Ancient bronze butter lamp - used during Tibetan rituals
Material
Bronze
Period
19th century
Region/ Country of origin
Tibet
Condition
Good condition, see description
Dimensions
13.1×7.9×7.9 cm
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