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Figurine: Benjamin Franklin

Object Number: 
1924.60
Date: 
ca. 1820
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 15 1/2 x 7 x 4 1/4 in. ( 39.4 x 17.8 x 10.8 cm )
Marks: 
inscribed: on base in gold cursive lettering: "Washington"
Description: 
Full length porcelain portrait of Benjamin Franklin with scroll in right hand and tricorn hat in left; white with gold pencilling, black shoes, grey hair, polychrome face; oval base with rock mound; erroneously inscribed "Washington".
Gallery Label: 
The figurine is erroneously inscribed as "Washington".
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Charles Allen Munn
Provenance: 
The Collection of Charles Allen Munn
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group