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Chinese Lamps & Lights

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

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A Chinese porcelain lamp base Modelled as a temple dog, seated on a pierced

May 25, 2016, 10:00 AM BST
Newmarket, United Kingdom

£80 (starting bid)

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Pair Chinese Carved Pink Rose Quartz Statue Lamps

May 25, 2016, 6:00 PM EST
Sunrise, FL, USA

$200 (starting bid)

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A CHINESE BLUE GLAZED LAMP BASE AND SHADE

May 26, 2016, 2:00 PM AEST
Melbourne, Australia

AUD540 (starting bid)

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Blue and White Asian Vase, Fitted as Lamp

May 26, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
Litchfield, CT, USA

$70 (starting bid)

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19th CENTURY CHINESE OIL LAMP

May 26, 2016, 5:00 PM CET
Barcelona, Spain

€260 (starting bid)

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Cuatro lámparas de aceite de porcelana china. S. XIX. De dos tamaños distin

May 26, 2016, 6:00 PM CET
Madrid, Spain

€120 (starting bid)

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20th C. Chinese Porcelain Lamp

May 26, 2016, 11:00 AM PST
Scottsdale, AZ, USA

$75 (starting bid)

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Pair of Enameled Chinese Candlestick Holders

May 26, 2016, 4:00 PM CST
Houston, TX, USA

$10 (1 bid)

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A MID 20TH CENTURY CHINESE CARVED WOOD DRAGON LAMP. 1Ft 8ins high.

May 27, 2016, 10:00 AM BST
Selborne, United Kingdom

£20 (starting bid)

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Chinese Blanc de Chine Seated Kwan Yin

May 27, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
Norwood, MA, USA

$450 (starting bid)

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Chinese Jadeite Pendant with Agate Necklace

May 27, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
Norwood, MA, USA

$200 (starting bid)

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Chinese Peach Blossom Vase

May 27, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
Norwood, MA, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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Chapum Satsuma Figure

May 27, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
Norwood, MA, USA

$50 (1 bid)

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Par kinesiske bordlamper# Hvid porcelæn, dekoreret med drageoptog, h. 48 cm

May 28, 2016, 10:00 AM CET
Svenborg, Denmark

DKK400 (starting bid)

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Kinesisk bordlampe, ca. år 1900# Grøndekoreret porcelæn, prydet med sceneri

May 28, 2016, 10:00 AM CET
Svenborg, Denmark

DKK400 (starting bid)

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3 kinesiske hatstands, ca. år 1900# Porcelæn, dekorerede med scenerier, skr

May 28, 2016, 10:00 AM CET
Svenborg, Denmark

DKK600 (starting bid)

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A pair of Chinese table lamps with silk shades. Approx 37 1/2'' high

May 28, 2016, 9:00 AM BST
Middle Claydon, United Kingdom

£60 (starting bid)

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QING D., A BLUE AND WHITE LANTERN SHAPE VASE

May 28, 2016, 9:00 AM EST
Flushing, NY, USA

$275 (starting bid)

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Chinese Cloisonne on Bronze Urn Lamp

May 28, 2016, 7:00 AM PST
New York, NY, USA

$150 (starting bid)

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Chinese Cizhou Yao Meiping Vase

May 28, 2016, 11:00 AM EST
Norwood, MA, USA

$450 (starting bid)

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Chinese Famille Rose Vase

May 28, 2016, 11:00 AM EST
Norwood, MA, USA

$1,500 (starting bid)

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A GREEN GLAZE PORCELAIN OIL LAMP

May 28, 2016, 11:00 AM EST
Coram, NY, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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A BLUE AND WHITE OIL LAMP

May 28, 2016, 11:00 AM EST
Coram, NY, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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A Chinese Antique Famille Rose Porcelain Lamp Shade

May 28, 2016, 11:00 AM PST
El Monte, CA, USA

$150 (starting bid)

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PAIR OF CHINESE CLOISONNE LIGHTERS

May 28, 2016, 4:00 PM PST
Portland, OR, USA

$175 (2 bids)

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PAIR OF CHINESE CLOISONNE CANDLE HOLDERS

May 28, 2016, 4:00 PM PST
Portland, OR, USA

$100 (1 bid)

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PAIR OF CHINESE BRASS CANDLE STICKS IN THE FORM OF COBRAS. 10

May 28, 2016, 5:00 PM PST
Lynnwood, WA, USA

$20 (starting bid)

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Blue and White Candle Holder

May 29, 2016, 12:00 PM AEST
Alexandria, Australia

AUD20 (starting bid)

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Chinese Liao Dynasty Bronze Chilong Oil Lamp

May 29, 2016, 9:00 AM EST
Brooklyn, NY, USA

$2,000 (starting bid)

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Chinese Cloisonne Lamp

May 29, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
Flushing, NY, USA

$250 (starting bid)

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Su Xing Tiger Painting

May 29, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
Boston, MA, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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SCROLL OF FLORAL AND BIRD PAINTING SIGNED ZHAO, DAN

May 29, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
Boston, MA, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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Chinese Bamboo Carving Lamp w/ Figure and Scholar

May 29, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
Flushing, NY, USA

$250 (starting bid)

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RARE PAIR OF ZITAN AND REVERSE-PAINTED GLASS HANGING LANTERNS QING DYNASTY, 18TH/19TH CENTURY 52cm high

May 31, 2016, 6:00 PM HKT
Sheung Wan, Hong Kong

HKD108,000 (starting bid)

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Vintage Chinese porcelain & brass table lamp

May 31, 2016, 2:00 PM EST
Dania Beach, FL, USA

$200 (starting bid)

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Vintage pair of Chinese porcelain & brass lamps

May 31, 2016, 2:00 PM EST
Dania Beach, FL, USA

$200 (starting bid)

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CHINESE CELADON LAMP - 6

May 31, 2016, 6:00 PM EST
Seaford, NY, USA

$100 (1 bid)

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A PAIR OF CHINESE CLOISONNE ENAMEL 'FOREIGNER AND RAMS' CANDLESTICKS

June 1, 2016, 10:30 AM HKT
Sheung Wan, Hong Kong

HKD50,000 (starting bid)

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A blue and white pottery table lamp, the base in Chinese 18th century style

June 2, 2016, 10:00 AM BST
Newbury, United Kingdom

£200 (starting bid)

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BUTTER LAMP

June 4, 2016, 2:00 PM CET
Vienna, Austria

€900 (starting bid)

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DECORATIVE BUTTER LAMP

June 4, 2016, 2:00 PM CET
Vienna, Austria

€1,200 (starting bid)

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CANDLE HOLDER

June 4, 2016, 2:00 PM CET
Vienna, Austria

€400 (starting bid)

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Chinese Brass Dragon Table Lamp

June 4, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
Pennington, NJ, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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Chinese Bronze and Cloisonné Elephant Sculptural Lamp

June 4, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
Pittsburgh, PA, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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Chinese Bronze Elephant With Pagoda Sculptural Lamp

June 4, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
Pittsburgh, PA, USA

$200 (starting bid)

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Chinese Famille Vert Double Figure Lamp

June 4, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
Pittsburgh, PA, USA

$50 (starting bid)

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A MID CENTURY CHINESE CELEDON LAMP

June 5, 2016, 12:00 PM AEST
Melbourne, Australia

AUD450 (starting bid)

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A MID CENTURY AMERICAN LAMP, CHINESE MANER

June 5, 2016, 12:00 PM AEST
Melbourne, Australia

AUD1,080 (starting bid)

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A MID CENTURY AMERICAN LAMP, CHINESE MANER

June 5, 2016, 12:00 PM AEST
Melbourne, Australia

AUD1,260 (starting bid)

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A MID CENTURY AMERICAN LAMP, CHINESE MANER

June 5, 2016, 12:00 PM AEST
Melbourne, Australia

AUD900 (starting bid)

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Chinese Armorial Garniture Set

June 5, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
Beverly, MA, USA

$250 (starting bid)

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Pr. Chinese Armorial Lamps

June 5, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
Beverly, MA, USA

$250 (starting bid)

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Chinese Porcelain Lamp

June 5, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
Beverly, MA, USA

$120 (starting bid)

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2 Chinese Republic Period Lamps

June 5, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
Beverly, MA, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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Pair of Chinese Republic Period Lamps

June 5, 2016, 12:00 PM EST
Lakeland, FL, USA

$300 (starting bid)

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Lot of 2 Chinese Candle Sticks

June 5, 2016, 12:00 PM EST
Lakeland, FL, USA

$250 (starting bid)

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Antique Chinese 19th Century Porcelain Lantern

June 5, 2016, 12:00 PM EST
Lakeland, FL, USA

$250 (starting bid)

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