Hi Abaird, yes it can but you'll need to use special paints. Here's some information I located for you. I hope this helps you to decide whether to paint your porcelain lamp.
Thanks for your help. Probably won’t do that, because of everything involved and I don’t have access to a kiln. I’ll put in donation bin.
yes! I have had luck with Annie Sloan adhering to procelain! :)
First apply Mod Podge, when dry use Unicorn Spit ( available at Woodcraft stores) then clear coat...…..
Yes! I use Fusion Mineral Paint which is a chalky paint to paint ceramics.
Thanks so much!