Market Lights – Ceramic Mug
The red lamp light is a local iconic item that are seen in Hong Kong wet market. They are also known as egg lamps – The warm light is said to make the food look more appealing, especially for thousand-year eggs – which explains the lampshade’s alternative name, egg lamp.
Recently, the red lampshade has been reinterpreted and revitalised by the art community as a definitive symbol of Hong Kong. It has also been seen as a quirky, untraditional lighting fixture at home. It is well on the way to becoming a design classic, with its authentic roots in Hong Kong’s collective consciousness. This favorite pattern design is a sure winner on any table or counter top – even with thousands-year eggs!