April 27, 2021 10:00 EST

American Furniture, Folk and Decorative Arts

 
  Lot 34
 
Lot 34 - A Wedgwood & Bentley blue and white Jasperware portrait medallion of Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790)

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A Wedgwood & Bentley blue and white Jasperware portrait medallion of Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790)
After Jean-Baptiste Nini (Italian, 1717-1786), Etruria, Staffordshire, circa 1780

Inscribed, "Franklin," crest and signature, "Nini 1777," under truncation, impressed, "Wedgwood & Bentley," on verso, sitter wearing fur cap.

3 1/4 in. x 2 1/2 in.

Provenance

Collection of Skyler Liechty.

Sold for $2,142
Estimated at $1,500 - $2,500


 

Inscribed, "Franklin," crest and signature, "Nini 1777," under truncation, impressed, "Wedgwood & Bentley," on verso, sitter wearing fur cap.

3 1/4 in. x 2 1/2 in.

Provenance

Collection of Skyler Liechty.

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