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Beautiful Chinese porcelain jars were often converted to lamps rather than used to contain foods and spices. These jars were created during the 19th century in China for export due to a high demand for porcelain jars in Western regions like Europe. Chinese lamps were also created from lacquered wooden statues and other past exported goods, and often sit in homes as hidden treasures.

As early as 259 B.C., China began making candles out of whale fat. During this time, candlestick holders were created as well. These were made out of materials like metal, porcelain, and jade.

Candlestick holders in China were treated very sculpturally and often took on the form of birds, famous historical figures, or flowers. Other simpler candlestick holders were treated more minimally and were created... Read more Read more

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Antique / Vintage Chinese Lamp

February 14, 2016, 12:00 PM EST
Lakeland, FL, USA

$350 (starting bid)

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Pair Chinese Porcelain Happy Buddha with Base

February 13, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
Stamford, CT, USA

$400 (starting bid)

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Pair of Chinese Bronze Candle Holders

February 19, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
Norwood, MA, USA

$600 (starting bid)

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Chinese Wood Kuanyin Mounted on Lamp

February 13, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
Stamford, CT, USA

$1,000 (starting bid)

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Pair of Chinese Porcelain Lamps

February 10, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
Litchfield, CT, USA

$650 (8 bids)

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Fine Bronze Butter Lamp with Round Stand, Tibet, 19th C

February 25, 2016, 6:00 AM CET
Berlin, Germany

€50 (starting bid)

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Chinese Blue White Porcelain Lamp

February 13, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
Stamford, CT, USA

$150 (1 bid)

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$1 Chinese Ming Candle Holder Xuande Mark &Period

March 26, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
Houston, TX, USA

$2 (starting bid)

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Chinese Blue and White Candlestick

February 27, 2016, 11:00 AM EST
Norwood, MA, USA

$3,000 (starting bid)

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Chinese champleve enamel floor lamp

February 16, 2016, 12:00 PM EST
Boonton, NJ, USA

$50 (starting bid)

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Pair Chinese Cloisonn? Lantern with Huan Hua Li Wood Stand

February 13, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
Stamford, CT, USA

$2,000 (starting bid)

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Antique Pair Of Famille Rose Lamps

February 28, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
Queens, NY, USA

$300 (starting bid)

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Chinese Famille Rose Lamp

February 19, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
Norwood, MA, USA

$150 (starting bid)

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Near Pr. of Nanking Chinese Vases as Lamps, 19th

February 10, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
Litchfield, CT, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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Antique Chinese Porcelain Moon Flask Vase as Lamp

February 17, 2016, 5:00 PM EST
Closter, NJ, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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Antique Chinese Porcelain Colorful Happiness Urn

February 17, 2016, 5:00 PM EST
Closter, NJ, USA

$50 (starting bid)

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Antique Chinese Porcelain Urn as Lamp

February 17, 2016, 5:00 PM EST
Closter, NJ, USA

$30 (starting bid)

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Antique Chinese Jadeite Lamp

February 28, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
Queens, NY, USA

$300 (starting bid)

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Bronze Oil Lamp Qing Dynasty

February 13, 2016, 8:00 PM EST
Richmond Hill, ON, Canada

$600 (starting bid)

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A Blue Glaze Vase Lamp Filling Gold Bird Pattern

February 12, 2016, 7:30 AM EST
Brooklyn, NY, USA

$300 (starting bid)

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A Export Famille Rose Porcelain Vase for Lamp-stand, Qing Dynasty

February 12, 2016, 7:30 AM EST
Brooklyn, NY, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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PAIR OF CHINESE ENAMEL CANDELABRAS

February 20, 2016, 12:00 PM PST
Los Angeles, CA, USA

$900 (starting bid)

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Large Antique / Vintage Chinese Floor Lamp

February 14, 2016, 12:00 PM EST
Lakeland, FL, USA

$1,000 (starting bid)

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Pair Chinese Famille Rose ginger jar lamps

February 16, 2016, 12:00 PM EST
Boonton, NJ, USA

$20 (starting bid)

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Pair of Chinese Lamps and Export Style Vase

February 10, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
Litchfield, CT, USA

$200 (1 bid)

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Pair Chinese Peking Glass Vases

February 13, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
Stamford, CT, USA

$400 (starting bid)

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Custom Chinese Vase Table Lamp

February 14, 2016, 4:00 PM PST
Seattle, WA, USA

$25 (starting bid)

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Antique Chinese Export Lamp

February 28, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
Queens, NY, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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Pair of Chinese Republic Period Lamps

February 14, 2016, 12:00 PM EST
Lakeland, FL, USA

$300 (starting bid)

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Chinese White Vase Lamp with Bagua

February 13, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
Stamford, CT, USA

$300 (starting bid)

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Pair Large Chinese ginger jar lamps

February 16, 2016, 12:00 PM EST
Boonton, NJ, USA

$50 (starting bid)

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 Antique Pair of Chinese Porcelain Candle Holders

February 28, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
Queens, NY, USA

$400 (starting bid)

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A pair of large famille rose 'mille-fleurs' lanterns

February 23, 2016, 10:00 AM GMT
Newbury, United Kingdom

£200 (starting bid)

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Antique Pair of Chinese Gilt Lamps

February 28, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
Queens, NY, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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Antique Converted Chinese Porcelain Urn

February 23, 2016, 6:00 PM EST
Dania Beach, FL, USA

$200 (starting bid)

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PAIR OF CHINESE PORCELAIN AND GILT LAMPS

February 25, 2016, 1:00 PM PST
Los Angeles, CA, USA

$400 (starting bid)

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A pair of Chinese cream glazed ceramic vases fitted as table lamps

February 24, 2016, 10:00 AM GMT
Newbury, United Kingdom

£40 (starting bid)

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Chinese Cloisone Candelabra  on round base  with central collumn ending in

March 8, 2016, 5:00 PM CET
Vienna, Austria

€300 (starting bid)

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Antique Chinese Porcelain Figure Lamp

February 14, 2016, 12:00 PM EST
Lakeland, FL, USA

$250 (starting bid)

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Chinese Soapstone Carving Lady Lamp

February 14, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
Flushing, NY, USA

$300 (starting bid)

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Archaistic Chinese Parcel-Gilt Bronze Candleholder

February 21, 2016, 11:00 AM PST
Beverly Hills, CA, USA

$150 (starting bid)

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A pair of Chinese blue and white porcelain pricket candlesticks, both of do

February 16, 2016, 10:00 AM GMT
Canterbury, United Kingdom

£150 (starting bid)

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Antique Chinese Early 20th Century Famille Verte Dragon Vase Lamp

February 14, 2016, 12:00 PM EST
Lakeland, FL, USA

$50 (starting bid)

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Antique Chinese Early 20th Century Famille Rose Vase Lamp

February 14, 2016, 12:00 PM EST
Lakeland, FL, USA

$50 (starting bid)

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Pair Chinese Ceramic Calvary Rooftiles

February 21, 2016, 11:00 AM PST
Beverly Hills, CA, USA

$150 (starting bid)

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Two Porcelain Lamps: Chinese & Continental

February 21, 2016, 11:00 AM PST
Beverly Hills, CA, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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Chinese Jade & Quartz Covered Vessel Lamp.

February 27, 2016, 11:00 AM EST
Denver, PA, USA

$1,000 (starting bid)

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Chinese Export Porcelain Figure Mounted Lamp.

February 27, 2016, 11:00 AM EST
Denver, PA, USA

$200 (starting bid)

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Chinese Style Black Lacquer Table Lamp

February 10, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
Bloomfield , NJ, USA

$70 (1 bid)

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Chinese Metal Baluster Form Table Lamp

February 10, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
Bloomfield , NJ, USA

$70 (starting bid)

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Cloisonne Candlestick

February 10, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
Bloomfield , NJ, USA

$70 (starting bid)

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Chinese Ceramic Vessel

February 10, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
Bloomfield , NJ, USA

$50 (starting bid)

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