April 27, 2021 10:00 EST

American Furniture, Folk and Decorative Arts

 
  Lot 27
 
Lot 27 - Jean-Baptiste Nini (Italian, 1717-1786)

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Jean-Baptiste Nini (Italian, 1717-1786)
Two terracotta portrait medallions of Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790), France

With fur cap and spectacles, each impressed with crest and signature.

Dia: 3 1/2 in.

Provenance

Collection of Skyler Liechty.
One sold at Freeman's, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, April 22, 2018.
One from the Collection of Georges Perrier, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Sold for $1,764
Estimated at $1,000 - $2,000


 

With fur cap and spectacles, each impressed with crest and signature.

Provenance

Collection of Skyler Liechty.
One sold at Freeman's, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, April 22, 2018.
One from the Collection of Georges Perrier, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Literature

See Storelli, A., Jean-Baptiste Nini: Sa Vie--Son Oeuvre 1717-1786 (Impr. A. Mame et fils, 1896), LXIV.

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