Sévin, Louis-Constant (French, 1821-1888)

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The French designer Louis-Constant Sévin (1821-1888) worked as chief designer at the Barbedienne foundry from 1855, and remained there for twenty three years. Sévin was a highly skilled craftsman, who was responsible for the creation of the most most varied and innovative objects for Barbedienne's awe-inspiring displays at the international exhibitions and for his most prestigious commissions.