19th century, Rhyton, fox head bronze vase by Maison F Barbedienne (French, 1810 – 1892) for Louis-Constant Sévin (French, 1821-1888)
A 19th century, Rhyton, fox head bronze vase with the foundry mark of Maison Ferdinand Barbedienne (1810 – 1892) for Louis-Constant Sévin (French, 1821-1888) with the foundry mark of Ferdinand Barbedienne (1810 – 1892). It is from 1862 and there is a silvered bronze version in the Orsay Museum, Paris, that same year the model was exhibited World’s Fair.
Louis-Constant Sévin was an eminent ornamentalist for the decorative arts. He was inseparable from the Maison Barbedienne designing pieces for King of Holland, the King of the Belgians, the Queen of England, the Kremlin, Madame de Paiva, amongst others. There is a silver example in the Orsay Museum, Paris.
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