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Royal Couple Temple Lamps

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19th Century Royal Couple Temple oil Lamps

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A pair of 19th Century Royal Couple Temple Lamps. Dressed in the regalia of a king or emperor, this 19th Century figure has a delicate, downcast expression of adoration. Richly adorned with beautiful necklaces, his robes are tied in a beautiful knot below his left shoulder. The craftsmanship of these pieces is so fine that the flower pattern of the robes can be distinguished. Dressed in the regalia of a queen or empress, this figure has her hair raised in a bun with a flower, has large pendant earrings, and wears beautiful necklaces. Both figures are seated with the palms together in the Añjali Mudra or Pranamasana Mudra, this gesture is used as a sign of respect and greeting. In this case it can also be held in adoration of the teachings of the Buddha. Añjali in Sanskrit is offering or gesture of reverence from the verb “to honor or celebrate.” Oil lamps symbolize the journey from darkness and ignorance into the light and knowledge of the ultimate reality.

The Newa people of the Newari Culture of Nepal are the indigenous people and creators of the historical civilization of Nepal’s Kathmandu Valley. Newars are a linguistic and cultural community of mostly Tibeto-Burman and some Indo-Aryan ethnicities. They practice both Hinduism and Buddhism and their ornate sacred art includes the pantheon of both religions. Masters of religious art they are world renowned for the detailed, refined beauty of their pieces. They are masters of the lost-wax casting process and it is widely utilized in their metal statues. This pair of 19th Century temple oil lamps once adorned a temple and were visited by the devout as a means of gaining merit. Become a patron or donor to the temple and you might have the honor of housing finely crafted pieces like these within the temple grounds. Generations of the devout have lit these lamps commemorating the familial relation to the temple and the divine.

This Royal Couple symbolizes the King and Queen within each of us who is longing to be like a flame of truth, sincerity and devotion. Welcome this couple into your home and with them the light of adoration and peace.

* Sold as a pair
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Weight including packaging (lbs) 14.5000
Height Male: 12.2 in. | 31 cm, Female: 11.4 in. | 29 cm
Width Male: 14.6 in. | 37.1 cm, Female: 15.2 in. | 38.6 cm
Length Male: 12.6 in. | 32 cm, Female: 11.4 in. | 29 cm
Artifact type Statue
Metal type Brass
Period 19th century
Country of origin Nepal
Culture of origin Newari
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