Mexican Talavera Lantern (33bc325)
This is a hand painted Talavera oil lantern. While we recommend this item be used as a decorative accent, the lantern is functional. This beautiful ceramic torch features a clay insert with wick and snuffer. To use, pour lantern oil (not included) into ceramic insert then put on metal cover and wick. Allow wick to soak in oil for 24 hours before burning. Please use with caution*.
Hand painted Talavera pottery is the outstanding ceramic of southern Mexico. With intricate floral patterns and brilliant colors, Talavera ceramic pottery is beautiful and adds life to any setting. Made of glazed pottery with a classic hand painted design, this is a perfect gift or outdoor accessory for outdoor patios. The artisans of Southern Mexico are world famous and each Talavera piece is uniquely hand painted, glazed and fired.
Measures approximately 7" wide, 9" tall.
*Not for indoor use. Do not use on or near flammable surfaces. Burning with insufficient oil levels may result in physical harm. Do not leave flame unattended. Mission Del Rey is not responsible for any accidents, burns, or property damage caused by use of this item.