Antique hanging diya
A beautiful old Indian hanging diya (oil lamp).
Made from brass, and fashioned like a 5 petal lotus flower, this diya is large hand sized, with a lovely worn brass patina and a unique scallop pattern.
Lamp approx 14cm x 11cm, chain 36cm.
Total length 48cm.
**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.