Antique bronze hanging diya
An exceptionally beautiful antique Indian hanging diya (oil lamp).
Made from solid brass, and fashioned like a 7 petal lotus flower, this diya is very heavy and has a beautifully ornate heavy chain and hook.
Deep golden/bronze patina.
Lamp approx 15cm x 119cm, chain 45cm
Total length 60cm
**A diya is traditionally used with a cotton wick dipped in ghee or vegetable oils during religious festivals such as Diwali.....the light from candles or an oil lamp representing enlightenment, knowledge or wisdom.