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Title

Ceramic: oil lamp

Description

One glazed green ceramic oil lamp in the form of an elongated cylinder with an attached handle. Upper part of body tapers slightly inwards before abruptly opening out into a wide shallow circular bowl with a small cut-out on one side. Lower body is attached to a broad circular dish-shaped base with a raised rim.

Source

Rewi Alley

Provenance

Part of collection Alley gave to Canterbury Museum during Museum director Roger Duff's trip to China in 1956.

Physical Dimensions

132.76 x 100.56 mm (h x w)

Museum Ac. No.

C1956.318

Usage Rights

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Period

People's Republic of China (1949-)

Collection

Citation

“Ceramic: oil lamp,” China, Art and Cultural Diplomacy, accessed October 23, 2017, http://rewialleyart.nz/items/show/1176.