Freewheeling in the late 1700s: marie antoinette field trip II (part 2)

marie antoinette’s fire dogs

marie antoinette's fire dogs

these gilded fire dogs are inspired by the favorite pass-time of 18th Century nobility: the hunt! A wild boar (left) and a stag (right) were very popular game.

marie antoinette’s fire dogs were apparently made for Mme. du Barry

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