Regent Antiques has been trading in London for three decades. We specialise in English and Continental antique furniture, silver and porcelain. Our main markets are Europe and North America and we export worldwide.
Antique French "Japonesque" Porcelain dish by Louis Pierre Malpass 19th C. This is an absolutely fabulous antique French "Japonesque" ormolu mounted porcelain tripod dish, late 19th Century in date. It bears the signature of Louis-Pierre Malpass, one of the most important porcelain painters of his time. Beautifully hand painted with a central panel depicting a Japanese man wearing a conical straw hat with two swords in his belt.
The panel painted on an ornately decorated cream ground with a Bleu Celeste border and decorative gilded highlights. The stunning ormolu mount decorated in relief with birds, butterflies and foliage, with pierced oriental style handles and riased on claw feet.In really excellent condition, with no chips, cracks or repairs, please see photos for confirmation. Height 12 x Width 50 x Depth 40. Height 4.7 x Width 19.7 x Depth 15.7. Pierre Louis Malpass is a parisian porcelain painter, known in the 1870s. His studio was located at 16 rue Pierre Levé in Paris. He also worked in the workshop of Paul Blot (successor of Feuillet) at 3 rue de la Paix in the late 19th century. A porcelain painting after the painting by Jacques-Louis David, "Le Sacre", realized by Malpass is kept to Chateau de Malmaison and Bois-Préau. Ormolu - (from French'or moulu', signifying ground or pounded gold) is an 18th-century English term for applying finely ground, high-carat. The mercury is driven off in a. Leaving behind a gold-coloured veneer known as'gilt bronze'.
The manufacture of true ormolu employs a process known as mercury-gilding or. In which a solution of.
Is applied to a piece of. Or bronze, followed by the application of an. The item was then exposed to extreme heat until the mercury burned off and the gold remained, adhered to the metal object. After around 1830 because legislation had outlawed the use of mercury other techniques were used instead. Is the most common modern technique.
Ormolu techniques are essentially the same as those used on. Take a tour of our London showrooms. Take Piccadilly line to Manor House station. Go to top of escalators and turn left. Take exit 7 and walk straight on for 10 metres.
Manor Warehouse is on the right. There is car parking available on site. Please make all cheques payable to Regent Antiques. Bank details: Regent Antiques - BBVA - Account: 05701615 - Sort: 23-59-11. For the best value, we recommend offsetting this cost by purchasing multiple items.The item "Antique French Japonesque Porcelain dish by Louis Pierre Malpass 19th C" is in sale since Saturday, April 28, 2018. This item is in the category "Antiques\Decorative Arts". The seller is "regentantiquesuk" and is located in London N4 1BX. This item can be shipped worldwide.