Edmé Samson (b Paris, 1810; d Paris, 1891), founder of the ceramics firm Samson, Edmé et Cie (commonly known as Samson Ceramics)
Samson began his career by making service and set piece replacements in the late 1830s. In 1845 he opened the ceramics firm Samson, Edmé in Paris, with the intention of supplying reproductions of ceramics on display in museums and private collections. The firm either drew inspiration from other factories, 18th-century designs from the factories of Meissen, Sèvres, Chelsea, Worcester and Derby were among the reproductions Samson, Edmé et Cie produced, among designs copied from the other major European factories.
Very rare and unique piece.
- vers 1860
- Encrier finement peint à la main avec décor oriental
- Edmé Samson
- Pays d’origine
- Comme neuf, inutilisé
- 9×22×10 cm