The present lot belongs to a small group of bronze lamps, all of which are modeled with a distinctive ape-like human figure kneeling on a plinth and holding the stem of the lamp tray in his hand, including one exhibited in Ancient Chinese Ordos Bronzes, Hong Kong Museum of Art, 1990, cat. no. 46, and later sold at Christie's New York, 22nd March 2019, lot 1603; another, formerly in the collection of Sir Augustus Wollaston Franks, now in the British Museum, London, acc. no. 1893, 1101.14; a third sold in these rooms, 4th June 1986, lot 206; and another, missing both the lamp and the stem, in the Idemitsu Museum of Arts, Tokyo, illustrated in Ancient Chinese Arts in the Idemitsu Collection, Tokyo, 1989, pl. 251.