Robb Design Portfolio: The Aristocats

In October 1818, sculptor Jean-Charles-Nicholas Brachard l’aîné began crafting these two Sèvres biscuit models of pacing lions, with embroidery-motif saddlecloths and reticulated gilt baskets, for the Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory. Brachard l’aîné took inspiration from an 1817 design for an elaborate dessert service conceived by the artist Alexandre-Évariste Fragonard (the son of painter Jean-Honoré Fragonard). This […]