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Bronze Lamp Biography
1media/1985.046.jpg2016-04-07T13:30:25-07:00Daniel Weitz65b7fa591e802cc4065950554bf0bae9fed1a24d85325plain2016-04-26T10:43:40-07:00Daniel Weitz65b7fa591e802cc4065950554bf0bae9fed1a24dThe lamp was likely created in the twentieth century in Southeast Asia, after the original Pong Tuk lamp was found in 1927. It was likely purchased in Southeast Asia by a collector who specialized in Asian art. In 1985, the lamp was donated to the Vanderbilt Fine Arts Gallery. The lamp appeared in the exhibit “Up Close and Personal: Intimate Devotions and Everyday Objects in Late Antiquity” in 2015. It was not identified as a reproduction until this exhibit.