Lamp or water jug, anoniem, 1300 - 1500

Lamp or water jug, anoniem, 1300 - 1500

bronze, h 20.5cm × w 24.9cm × d 12.3cm. More details

This elephant with rider had a ritual function. The body and trunk are hollow. The belly could have been filled with oil via a hole in the back, with a wick inserted in the trunk. However, it is also possible that the animal was used to pour water.

Collections with this work


Metal Objects by Noach

yesterday - 11 works

Make Sense by René Sence

February 7 2014 - 102 works

Mimicri by Evelien Verkerk

February 2 2014 - 94 works

Make your own creations with this work