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Set of 3 Antique Chinese rural peasant oil lamps

Set of 3 Antique Chinese rural peasant oil lamps


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Folk Art: Pre 1920: Item # 1219176

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These 3 small oil lamps were brought back to the US by a Baptist missionary who lived and traveled extensively throughout China. Oil lamps like these were used for light source extensively throughout rural China by poor peasants. Simply made, presumed cut from scraps of tin and soldered into shape.. the lids come off for filling with oil and some original home made wicks remain in place. The tallest is 5 inches high...