A very pretty French, 19th century, Samson of Paris, bottle shaped lamp. Edmé Samson was born in Paris in 1810 and established the porcelain company of Samson and Co in the 1830’s.
In 1845 he opened the company Samson and Son at number 7 Rue Vendome in central Paris. Edmé Samson was succeeded by his son Emile who ran the company until 1913.
The lamp decorated in a Chinese export, Famille Rose palette. Painted in bright enamels with large loose bouquets of spring flowers in oriental style. The lamp seated in a custom made, water gilded, maple wood stand. The lamp shown with an ashes of roses, pleated silk lamp shade suggestion.
Overall height (including shade) 23"/58.5cm approx
Lamps shipped to the US and UK are wired to US and UK specifications
The lamp shade shown is for photography purposes only.