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Oil lamp

  • Place of origin:

    China (made)

  • Date:

    1st century-2nd century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Earthenware with green lead glaze

  • Museum number:

    C.152-1938

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 1, shelf 2

Physical description

Bell-shaped oil lamp of red earthenware, covered with green lead glaze.

Place of Origin

China (made)

Date

1st century-2nd century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Earthenware with green lead glaze

Dimensions

Height: 13 cm, Diameter: 17.5 cm

Descriptive line

Bell-shaped oil lamp, earthenware with green lead glaze; China, Eastern Han dynasty, 1st century-2nd century AD

Production Note

Label

Materials

Earthenware; Lead glaze

Techniques

Glazed

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware; Lighting

Collection

East Asia Collection

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