Night Light comes complete with on-off toggle switch, 120V 7W incandescent bulb, and nicely gift boxed.

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5.5" H. x 3.5" W x 2.25" D
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This is a "lithophane" plug-in night light, featuring a curved translucent porcelain panel, made using a lost art from the 1800's. When lit from behind, the light shining through the different thicknesses of the engraved porcelain causes a highly detailed image to appear in front, almost magically. As you see, the illuminated image is so detailed, that it has a totally photographic quality to it! In addition, the relief of the carving gives the image a 3 dimensional quality when seen in person. To make them, we start by carving the image in a translucent wax, with the wax lit from behind. We then take a plaster mold of this engraving, and we then cast a fine porcelain clay into this mold. We then kiln fire the porcelain to 2300 degrees F. to achieve it's translucency and durability. Lithophanes were invented in France in 1827, and were popular throughout Europe till the early 1900's. They mysteriously faded from popularity with the advent of electricity, and became a lost art, until I re-discovered the secrets of this art. We first started making them 32 years ago by reproducing the antique ones. We eventually learned how to engrave our own originals, and this has been our specialty ever since. Our lithophanes truly make for a beautiful and practical piece of art that you will use daily for year after year! On this piece we take it one step further by applying a ceramic glaze to the back of the porcelain, and then kiln firing it to fuse the color to the porcelain. When lit, the color gently diffuses through the porcelain, further enhancing its beauty. This Christmas Tree is an instant classic; one you will be eager to bring out every year for the Holiday Season. Makes a great gift too!

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  • 5
    Been using these type of night lights for...

    Posted by Lisa E Gorman on Oct 19th 2023

    I purchased my first porcelain night lights in 1989 from a small gift shop in town. I gave some as gifts, since everyone fell in love with them. The gift shop no longer has them. I was so lucky to find them again. Since finding this company I have purchased five more and love them. The xmas tree light is colorful and gives superior lighting. WARNING collecting these is a wonderful addiction!

  • 5
    Art-like Decor and Night...

    Posted by Michelle Voytko on Dec 2nd 2022

    This Colored Christmas Tree Night Light is just beautiful. Porcelain Garden's lithophane night lights are wonderfully made. I usually buy uncolored ones, but the color on this tree is really fantastic, just the right amount of color. A wonderful, art-like night light (as they all are).

  • 5

    Posted by Dorene Gomez on Dec 27th 2021

    The persons I gifted the Christmas Tree Nighlight just loved the. The illumination is simply beautiful.