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Benjamin Franklin (1706–1790)

Date:
late 18th century
Culture:
possibly French
Medium:
Box, ivory with tortoise shell lining Cover, ivory, porcelain (?), glass and brass
Dimensions:
H. 1-1/2 in. (3.8 cm) Diam. 3 in. (7.6 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture-Miniature
Credit Line:
Bequest of Mary Martin, 1938
Accession Number:
38.145.217a, b
Not on view
Stewart McAlenney May 7, 1925, no. 814); Mary Martin (until 1938; bequeathed to MMA)
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