Jean-Baptiste Nini. Terra-cotta medallion representing Benjamin Franklin

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Jean-Baptiste NINI (1717-1786)

Embossed terra-cotta medallion representing the profile bust of Benjamin Franklin with fur cap.
Signed and dated 1777 under blazon’s shoulder

18th Century

Diameter: 11,5 cm (4-1/2 in.)

Within circular ebonized wood frame

J.B.Nini (1717-1786). D'Urbino aux rives de la Loire (Federico Motta Editore)", exhibition catalogue held at Blois Chateau (October 27, 2001 - January 27, 2002), n°94 "Benjamin Franklin au bonnet de fourrure", pp. 216-217, rep. p. 214

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  • Expertissim Reference: 2013110583