When I can't speak, I write...
Is it an arati lamp (many layered) with wicks ?
Chandrika,Appear to be lemons strung together kept on parapet of priest's abode. Take care
I see five ring like elements stapled on each other; from the colour I guess the material is iron, so each would be pretty heavy. The white balls are dusty, some show dust or grime and a whiter surface besides this.Are there statues or other constructions where these "rings" could be attached?