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.

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.

Literature

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

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