Rare ceramic kerosene lamp, enamelled stoneware in magnificent ox blood red, blue, gray and ocher colors, topped with a brass kerosene system.
Lamp by Pierre Adrien Dalpayrat (1844- 1910) and Maurice Dufrène (1876-1955) French ceramicist of
the new art.
Baluster model with plant decoration in high relief.
Dalpayrat is one of the most important ceramists of Art Nouveau. After having trained in Bordeaux at Veillard, and having stayed in Limoges and Toulouse, Dalpayrat opened a workshop in Bourg la Reine, south of Paris. He collaborated with the sculptor Voisin-Delacroix until the latter's death in 1893. In 1894 he founded a commercial association with Adèle Lesbros, cousin and friend of Voisin-Delacroix. He exhibits regularly in Paris and Brussels. Its deep red flamed sandstone vases, nicknamed "Dalpayrat red"