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

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5" H. x 4" W x 2.25" D
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This is a "lithophane"; a thin translucent porcelain night light, made using a lost art from the 1800's. When lit from behind, the light shining through the different thicknesses of the carving 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, which is ironic as they look way better with electric light than candles. 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! This spooky yet cute image is perfect for the fall season, and of course, halloween.

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  • 5
    Adorable , love...

    Posted by Melissa Gentile Kofinke on Oct 6th 2022

    Adorable , love it

  • 5

    Posted by Gail Brennan on Feb 8th 2022

    A perfect item to add to Halloween decorations!

  • 5

    Posted by Kathleen Hampton on Dec 23rd 2021

    my daughter loved this as part of her birthday gift ... I knew she would and you just don't disappoint! Can't wait til Xmas to give her the Willow tree one! Love, love, love

  • 5
    Great night light for Halloween time!

    Posted by Janice Berman on Nov 27th 2021

    I love all of the Porcelain Garden nightlights that I have, but the Halloween one is special. Was wonderful to have it lit for the month of October!

  • 5

    Posted by Shawn. Conary on Dec 16th 2020