Famille Noire Ginger Jar Lamp
The design is defined by its use of colour which was originally introduced to reflect a more European style. 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.
- Made by hand in the 1960s, following traditional Qing Dynasty craftsmanship methods and design
- Hand-painted ceramic base with coloured glaze
- Dimensions: 9 inch width diameter x 13 inch high to top of lamp neck.