Yak Butter Lamp
early 20th century
height: 20.3 cm; diameter: 14.2 cm
This yak butter lamp has been cast and chased with various plaques featuring Himalayan Buddhist motifs set against a chased floral background.
The stem comprises sharp lotus petal-like ribs and a longevity vase with four fringes alternatively embellished with red and blue stones. The rim and the base are edged with applied pearled silver wire.
Inventory no.: 48