Keywords: lamp

16 objects

Naga oil lamp

The bronze lamp hangs from a linked chain and bent hook, the main component in the shape of a serpent with an upraised head and tail. The head supports a flat dish that held the oil, where a small wick would have provided the flame. The serpent has an open mouth with pronounced teeth and …



Summer Night at Asakusa Kurama’e

Blue and grey shading (bokashi) has been used on the sky, which are missing in variant impression S2003.8.1189.