Coral Double Happiness Ginger Jar Lamp
'Xi' represents happiness or joy and also love and luck. When this character is doubled - only used as an ornamental design motif - it comes to symbolise the coming together of two people, fitting neatly with the Chinese belief that happiness comes in pairs.
This is a popular ginger jar design, traditionally given as a wedding gift to represent a happy marriage. The coral/red colour of this jar is especially auspicious as red is, in itself, a symbol of luck and joy.
- Made by hand up to 30 years ago, following traditional Qing Dynasty craftsmanship methods and design
- Hand-painted ceramic base with coral & white glaze
- Dimensions: 9 inch diameter x 6.3/4 inch diameter base x 9.5 inch high to top of lamp base