Philippe-Joseph Brocard (fl. 1867-90; d. 1896) began as a restorer of glass. He is considered the first to revive the Mamluk enameling techniques. The Paris Universelle Exposition of 1867 included several vessels by him including finely detailed mosque lamps in this style.
Optat Milet, a French ceramic modeler and decorator was employed at the Sèvres factory (1862-79). He established his own studio in 1875 or 1877 and was associated with Clement Massier, including exhibiting works in Vallauris and Paris as early as 1878.