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Paros – marble like in appearance, with its always fresh and white style, rather sculpted, which takes its name from a resemblance to the fine, pure white marble style neoclassical sculpture and was known as “statuary porcelain”.

In the 18th century, the French were the first to produce stunning, from pure white unglazed porcelain figures in the famous Sevres factory not far from Paris. Josiah Wedgwood with his long experimentation with Jasper-ware, and then called “Carrara,” after the Italian quarry sponsored by Michelangelo.

Paros soon became popular and was produced by other English and American Manufacturers mid 19th century. The official catalog of the Exhibition of 1851 Thomas Battam given credit for inventing Parian, saying that “success in producing a very perfect imitation of marble, both surface and in tone. “Battam While they may have invented several English factories claimed the credit for their development.

But the Staffordshire firm operated by William Taylor Copeland and Thomas Garrett was the first to produce and sell in 1842, and rose to become in one of his most important productions. However, Minton, mid-19th century, eventually coined the word “pariah” after Paros, the Greek island that provided much of the pure, white marble used in the classical period and by what quickly became the name accepted. Parian figures were produced by being cast molded, ie, liquid porcelain, known as slip, is poured into a mold. After drying, the model was removed from the cast and finished by hand before baking. Technically speaking, Paros is an unglazed, or biscuit porcelain.

The Antique and Vintage Table Lamp Co, which currently have on the list, two ancient figures such as table lamps Parian —

A very sweet, mid-19th century, English, Parian pottery figure, emblematic of summer, mounted as a table lamp. A charming theme of a girl caught in the act of jumping barefoot through a summer meadow, her long skirt billowing behind her. She has a corner of her short jacket, full of summer flowers, in one hand and hand upright with a bunch of grapes. This figure significantly in a box turned up, drum-shaped with a circle of flowers, the water is gold.

Circa 1860 Overall height (including shade) 24 “/ 61cm

A charming mid-19th century, English, Parian pottery figure, emblematic of summer, mounted as a table lamp. A theme of a beautiful young reaper, a sheaf of wheat under his arm and holding a crop hook. Rests gracefully on a tree trunk, his jacket extends more than a pinch fabric ŠKeep bee. The production model of the excitement languishing in a hot summer day.
The figure standing on a round drum-shaped, medium maple, Dutch golden.

Circa 1860 Overall height (including shade) 24 “/ 61cm

The Antique & Vintage Table Lamp Co specialized in antique lighting with a table lamp on the line range of over 100 unique lamps, antiques and vintage at the point of view.

Lamps are sent by cable ready for the U.S., the UK and Australia.

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About the Author:

Maurice Robertson, principal of The Antique and Vintage Table Lamp Co , has had a lifetime’s association with antique porcelain and pottery,with his commercial experience spaning a period of 40 years,including as a valuer to the Australian Government’s Incentive to the Arts Scheme. His long experience with antique ceramics and glass also includes dealing with leading museums and numerous international private collections. He has extended his ceramics expertise into the quality table lamps seen on the company’s site, he is well known to local and international interior designers who have included many of his table lamps in their projects and has also supplied items of national interest to the official Sydney residence of the Australian Prime Minister.

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