large mid c19th armorial porcelain dish by samson of paris in the c18th chinese export style

Large mid C19th Armorial porcelain dish by Samson of Paris in the C18th Chinese export style.



Item Ref

ML 185


Large mid C19th Armorial porcelain dish by Samson of Paris in the the C18th Chinese export style.
Finely decorated porcelain dish of good scale produced by Edme Samson and Company of Paris , in the style of eighteenth Chinese porcelain. The blue and gilded border enclosing a border of hand-painted floral swags and raised decoration . The central Armorial device featuring stylised lions holding a crowned shield featuring 3 rampant lions , surrounded by floral sprigs and a further band of royal blue and gilt .
The reverse with a repeated band of blue and gilded decoration and a raised foot-ring , together with a further central raised ring. . Has been fitted with a C19th hanging wire fitment, but has not received any chips , fritting or damage.
In excellent original condition with no damage, cracks or repairs.
The firm of Edme Samson et Cie of Paris, France , produced fine copies of Chinese porcelain to supply the demand of the burgeoning C19th collectors market for fine porcelain . The firm exhibited at the International Exposition 1867 and Exposition Universelle 1889.
H 3"
W 16"
D 16"
France c.1860
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Internal Ref: ML 185


Height = 7 cm (3")
Width = 40 cm (16")
Depth = 40 cm (16")

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