Offered by: Earle D. Vandekar of Knightsbridge, Inc
P.O. Box 586 Downingtown, PA 19335 , United States Call Seller 212.308.2022


Staffordshire Pottery Named Figure of Benjamin Franklin

$ 2,900
  • Description
    Staffordshire Pottery Figure of Benjamin Franklin,
    Named Franklin on base.
    Mid-19th Century
    (Ref: NY9354-kirx)

    This large Staffordshire pottery figure of Benjamin Franklin has a white base with the words Franklin molded in the front.  Franklin stands with a  mazarine blue jacket and a flower-decorated waistcoat and a tricorne hat under his left arm and a book held in his right.  

    The condition is good.

    According to the entry for a similar figure at the American Philosophical Society, this ceramic figure is an adaptation of François Marie Suzanne's 1793 terracotta statuette of Benjamin Franklin. Suzanne’s statuette was frequently reproduced with variations of costume and poses.

    Dimensions: Height: 14 1/4 inches x 6 1/4 inches wide x 4 1/4 inches deep
  • More Information
    Documentation: Signed
    Origin: England
    Period: 19th Century
    Materials: pottery
    Condition: Good.
    Styles / Movements: Americana, Staffordshire, Traditional
    Patterns: Traditional
    Dealer Reference #: NY9354-kirx
    Incollect Reference #: 421494
  • Dimensions
    W. 6.25 in; H. 14.25 in; D. 4.25 in;
    W. 15.88 cm; H. 36.2 cm; D. 10.8 cm;
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