late 19th century
Overall: 3 5/8 x 1 1/4 x 5/8 in. ( 9.2 x 3.2 x 1.6 cm )
stamped: on back of base in rectangle: "SR" stamped: on back of plinth: "1 * 809"
Cast silver statuette of Benjamin Franklin; Franklin, wearing long coat, holds scroll in left hand and tri-corn hat under his right arm; stands on circular plinth; pedestal is circular with square base with cut corners. Silversmith's mark stamped on back of plinth.
Bequest of Mr. Charles Allen Munn
The Collection of Charles Allen Munn
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