Bust: Benjamin Franklin

Object Number: 
1924.91
Date: 
ca. 1780-1820
Medium: 
Porcelain
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 x 3 1/8 x 3 1/8 in. ( 20.3 x 7.9 x 7.9 cm )
Marks: 
inscribed: on front of pedestal in cursive lettering: "Francklin" [sic]
Description: 
Biscuit porcelain bust of Benjamin Franklin mounted atop peach glazed cylindrical pedestal with square base; bottom of pedestal and edges of base decorated with gilding; pedestal inscribed.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Mr. 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