Prior to the introduction of electricity, lamp holders were used to light up a small room. These two lamp holders, believed to be from Ahmedabad, are in The South Asia Collection.


  • Title: Divo (Lamp holder)
  • Location: The South Asia Collection, from Gujarat
  • Type: Vastu (Object)
  • Contributor: Mitraja Bais, Jay Thakkar, Samrudha Dixit, Ben Cartwright and Mansi S Rao
  • Rights: South Asian Decorative Arts and Crafts Collection (SADACC) Trust
  • Medium: Wood
  • Wood Craft Technique: Carving, Joinery

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