This Deepalaskhmi (literally translates to Lakshmi with lamp) is from Kerala. Despite carrying the name Lakshmi, Vishnu’s consort, she is not a goddess. It is a lady holding a lamp. But lamps are worshipped in Hinduism.
The way the ornaments are applied suggests this bronze is from Kerala. It is folkish in nature. She is wearing a full length lower garment, just a wraparound. Its local name is mundu. The back is not worked, except for her braided hair.
The face is largish and masculine. I quite like the way the eyelashes and eyebrows are shown. The ornamentation is complete.
The container in her hands is the receptacle of oil for an oil-and-wick lamp.
This is about 17 cm in height and it may date to the late nineteenth century/early twentieth century.
For comparison see another Deepalakshmi, from Tamil Nadu, on this blog-site.