Oil lamp and stand, porcelain, unknown maker, made in Dehua, Fujian Provence, China, Qing Dynasty, Kangxi Period, 1662-1722.
Oil lamp in two parts. The lamp is a bowl of a compressed spherical shape with evert rim and an integral three tube wick holder in well centre. The bowl is supported by a separate stand of waisted tapering cylindrical form, open either end, and decorated with four shaped openwork panels. The bowl and stand are decorated in on glaze red, green, aubergine and yellow enamels in floral patterns against a white reserve ground. .
Under base of bowl, paper labels adhered, one now bland, the other with handwritten ink inscription 'Chinese /299'.