Butterflies & Polkadot vintage ginger jar lamp base
Butterflies with ruyi ginger jar base with pink ikat shade
Butterfly Polkadot Ginger Jar Table Lamp Base

Butterfly Polkadot Ginger Jar Table Lamp Base

Sale price HK$1,760.00 Regular price HK$2,200.00

The butterfly is a symbol of happiness as well as matrimonial joy. Butterflies together represent longevity, because the Chinese name for butterfly sounds like the word, ‘repeat’ – meaning a long life.

Ruyi, or Fungus, featured here at the top of the jar, are identifiable by a 3 curved design. They're often mistaken for bats or clouds. This common border pattern is a homophone for the Chinese expression 'As you wish' or 'To follow one's heart's desire'.

Please note: the last base in our current collection is slightly off-centre. The hole in the lid has not been drilled completely straight. This is not visible with the shade on and does not affect use in any way. The 20% discount reflects this. Please see the last photo. 

 Product Information

  • Made by hand up to 30 years ago, following traditional Qing Dynasty craftsmanship methods and design
  • Hand-painted ceramic base with blue & white glaze
  • Dimensions: 9 inch diameter x 6.3/4 inch diameter base x 9.5 inch high to top of lamp base. 

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