Louis-Philippe Opaline Glass Vase Lamp attributed to Jean-François Robert
of baluster shape, finely painted with three sprays of summer flowers on a milky white ground within blue and gilt borders
Jean-François Robert (1778-1855) was a fine painter of opaline glass who invented new techniques to improve the quality and durability of the decoration. He worked at the Sèvres Factory from 1806-1843, and then at the Baccarat and St. Louis Factories from 1843 until 1855.
on modern giltwood base and wired with silk-braided flex