3The unbelievable lack of any damage to any part of the piece including loss of the extremely detailed paint artistry, lack of the lack of and chips, & even the luck of Patit in the. Of firing & of the cooling process as there is only one tiny almost unnoticeable firing short surface flaw in the. THIS IS NO Typical Jacob Petit SCULPTURE.The soft pastel colors used, in their head ornamentation, their attire background highlights the patterns used, and the lavish use of gold paint adds a lot of bling & for me quality as well. The detailing of their fingers, makeup, as examples are what sets these sisters as spectacular sculptures. The various attributes this piece display individually as well as in concert all point heavily & give undisputed evidence that this art treasure stands out in Jacob Patit art work as being one of his finer pieces. Sellers note: By now you can easily see my fondness for this piece and that I have viewed it & lived with it for a while. I own many of his treasures and studied his works & have written a short biography below. In 1822 he started painting porcelain; along with his brother he. A porcelain factory in 1830 & by 1839 they employed over 200 artisans; many of his pieces are extremely expensive & scattered widely throughout many of the world's finest museums.
His works are especially revered for his extreme detailing. His use of delicate pastel colors, & his unique interpretation of the Rococo style. I discovered more than a few figures with different animals on pillows, & other figures as well.
A wonderful subject for researching!!! My extensive ongoing research thus far, this is the only oil lamp I have discovered him creating. After studying drawing in the studio of Antoine-Jean Gros, a follower of Jacques-Louis David, Petit joined the famous Sevres Porcelain Factory in 1822, where he among other things honed & perfected his painting skills, painting porcelain wares. After travelling and studying throughout Europe, upon his return to France in 1830-31 he published a complete collection of interior designs & decorations. Together with his brother, Petit bought a porcelain factory in Fontainebleau (France) and, later, a workshop in Paris, where his work became renowned for his ornamental unique characters with extra fine detailing, delicate.
Pastel colors as well as for his individualized unique reinterpretation of the Neo-Rococo style of the early 19th Century. Another important fact that particularly was impressive to me is that while art glass lamps as well as porcelain figural oil lamps had not even started being produced (with high quality colors, & artistry) until the early 1880's his work was ended with his death much earlier. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Decorative Collectibles\Vases".
The seller is "callamps" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.