Invented by the Chinese. Refined by the French.
Baron Paul de Bourguignon, of Rubelles credited with major breakthrough in design and technique in early 1800's. Widely produced and cherished in the 19th century. Europeans and Americans refine the Lithophane making process and allow lithophanes to be accessible to a wider audience. The Satterfield Collection, keeping time honored traditions in both style and quality, offer our 2012 collection for your enjoyment. Our collection is highlighted by superb detail and depth of quality. A major feature is the brightness of the 3 LED lights in each porcelain base. These LED's bring forth the workmanship in the lithophanes allowing them to a glow beautifully. LED's also afford a level of safety, as there is no flame and almost no heat. 3 AA batteries (not included) are easy to change and bring many hours of use. LED's allow the intricate details and vibrant scenes to come to life. Imagine these lithophanes on a mantle, end table, coffee table, nightstand, or any area that needs illumination. Let the Satterfield Collection LED Lithophanes bring years of enjoyment to you.