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Dragon Ceramic Oil Lamp

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Destination: Hanoi, Vietnam

According to ancient mythology, the Vietnamese are the descendants of a dragon and a fairy. To this day, dragons are seen as symbols of prosperity and the power of the nation. Heavily influenced by the cobalt blue and white designs of China’s 15th century Ming porcelain, this vintage dragon oil lamp was bought from a store on Hanoi’s Hang Dong street.


In 1780, Francois-Pierre Aime Argand invented an oil lamp with a glass chimney to keep the wind from extinguishing the flame. His so-called ‘hurricane lamps’ went on to light homes and ships all over the world for ... Read More

Details and Dimensions

11" H, 3" W (at base)
This lamp is in working order. To adjust the light, use the circular knob to raise and lower the wick. Not sold with kerosene.

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