Samsom Famille Rose Porcelain Ormolu Lamp(219 views)
Description: Item # 5744. A Porcelain lamp painted in the Famille Rose Style: circa 1905. Size: 7” base, 15.5” to the top of the lid and 25” tall to the top of the lamp shade holder. Porcelain attributed to the firm of Edme Samson (French) and the fire gilt bronze fittings are probably French. The lamp is composed of 5 sections: the gilt bronze base, the body of the lamp, the gilt bronze intermediary cap, the porcelain lid and the top gilt bronze cap. Condition: fitted with three chain pull electrical (Edison size) sockets that are less than 10 years old. This lamp was always meant to be fitted for electricity. The high fired paint decorations are beautifully executed as expected from the Samson factory. Copying an oriental ginger jar in the Famille Rose style. The gilt bronze fittings are of the finest quality. From a Belleve Avenue Newport Rhode Island home.
Condition Report: Excellent
Dimensions: 15.5" body of lamp, 7" base, 25.5" to top of shade
Artist or Maker: Samson
Medium: Porcelain and fire gilt bronze
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