10-10-2009 10-10-2009
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
October 10, 2009 11:00AMCalender

French China Lady

Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2476 Location: Marlborough Date / Time: October 10, 2009 11:00AM


French China Lady, attributed to Jacob Petit, France, c. 1840, a fine quality pink-tinted glazed porcelain shoulder head with long neck (head not removed from body to find markings), painted and molded features with light blue eyes, short painted hairstyle with exposed ears, cloth body with kid arms, wearing black silk dress and plaid silk underskirt, ht. 20 in., (excellent).
Estimate $8,000-10,000

Richard Wright believed this doll to be Jacob Petit. the shoulder plate has been removed, and no markings are present.


Jacob Petit, Jacob Petit China Lady, glazed porcelain shoulder head, France, Richard Wright