Bust of Benjamin Franklin
10 x 5 x 4 in. (25.4 x 12.7 x 10.2 cm) (show scale)
Ott & Brewer / Trenton / Broome Sc / 1876 (rear of shoulders)
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Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Jay Lewis
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Ott and Brewer (1871-1893). Bust of Benjamin Franklin, ca. 1876. Parian porcelain, 10 x 5 x 4 in. (25.4 x 12.7 x 10.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Jay Lewis, 84.176.3. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 84.176.3_bw.jpg)
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Bust of Benjamin Franklin (1706- 1790), parian porcelain, bust-length portrait of Benjamin Franklin as an aged man; ruffled shirt front and fur collar, three buttons on jacket. Inscripted in front "FRANKLIN".
CONDITION: Base broken in v-shaped piece, rear and repaired.
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