'Shou' Ginger Jar Table Lamp Base
Three of the most important goals in life in Chinese traditional thought are the blessings of happiness (fú 福), success (lù 禄), and longevity (shòu 寿). They are often represented visually by three gods of the same names.
The Chinese character depicted here is shòu (壽) - given as a gift, it signifies a wish for a long life for its recipient.
- Made by hand up to 80 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