Museum Quality! Circa 1830 Porcelain de Paris, Jacob Petite Ink - Pot
Lavishly decorated, this one piece ink pot with pen tray is in his highly recognizable and lively color pallet of amaranth purple, acid green, pink, orange, blue and black with an abundant amount of gilding.This delightful and imaginative use of a wonderfully detailed serpent for the ink -pot is creative fantasy at it's best, function with amusement..very French ...pure Jacob Petite.
Jacob Petite was a French painter and ceramicist of the early 1800's, who began his career at SEVRES. He eventually left SEVRES and started his own studio where he very quickly became known for his innovative designs and soon had over 200 craftsmen in his factory.
Some of his earlier and most famous of his pieces were the ink - pots. His beautiful wares marked by his initials JP in blue, are hotly sought after by prestigious collectors and enthusiasts today, fetching multiple thousands of dollars at fine auction houses around the world,
Museum quality, fully signed, a piece of extraordinary artistic imagination, to be displayed and enjoyed by the connoisseur of fine porcelain.
Condition: Mint, Pen tray and Ink -Pot are one piece
Size: Length approx: 12" x Height 6 1/4"
Item ID: gz000221
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