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Figurine: Benjamin Franklin

Object Number: 
1924.90
Date: 
ca. 1800
Medium: 
Porcelain
Dimensions: 
Overall: 14 3/8 x 4 1/4 x 5 in. ( 36.5 x 10.8 x 12.7 cm )
Description: 
Full length porcelain portrait of Benjamin Franklin in pink coat, yellow waistcoat with floral pattern, and brown striped trousers, with scroll in right hand and tricorn hat in left; low rectangular base with indented corners, black and yellow checkerboard pattern on top, and gilding around sides; marbled pedestal rises from top of base and supports figure from behind.
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