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A Gold Butter Lamp, Tibet 19th Century

A Gold Butter Lamp

Tibet

19th Century

Height: 9.3cm
Diameter: Top: 7cm Bottom: 4cm
Weight: 134 g
23 Carat Gold

Butter lamps that are to be found throughout the Himalayas are used to focus the mind on meditation. They help to banish darkness and aid enlightenment.