Antique 19th Century French Celadon Ground Pate-sur-Pate Lamp

Antique 19th Century French Celadon Ground Pate-sur-Pate Lamp

A late 19th century, French, pâte-sur-pâte decorated celadon porcelain & ormolu mounted lamp. The porcelain body decorated with bouquets of flowers to both front and back. Formerly an oil lamp, sympathetically converted to electricity. Rewired & PAT tested. Mounts regilded.

Height to bayonet 21” (53.5cm)

Height top of vase 17” (43cm)

Width 9 1/2” (24cm)

Depth 6” (15.5cm)

French

Circa 1870

Pâte-sur-pâte is a French term meaning “paste on paste”. It is a method of porcelain decoration in which a relief design is created on an unfired, unglazed body by applying successive layers of white slip (liquid clay) with a brush. The effect is somewhat similar to other types of relief decoration such as Jasperware, but as a mould is not normally used, the artist is able to achieve translucency.

£ 950

Stock: 4400
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