No oil has ever been used in this lamp. A sales receipt from December 19th, 1981 was also attached to the box. The Goddess remains sealed in a bag, so I did not place her in the center of the lamp, but that is where she is placed when the lamp is fully constructed. The item "NEW VINTAGE Creators Inc Shower Lite Oil Rain Lamp Hanging Swag Greek Goddess" is in sale since Tuesday, January 1, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Lamps, Lighting\Lamps\ Electric\Motion Lamps".The seller is "mackstradamus" and is located in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Viet nam.