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Figure of Edmund Kean

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Wears ermine trimmed sleeveless red robe over breast plate, doublet & hose Medal on blue ribbon around neck. Stands in striding attitude beside tree stump on oval base, applied flowers & foliage. Plumed black hat at feet. Mark: D surmounted by cross, crown & dots. "I size "&" "No 21" incised...

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Provenance

Mrs. Richard Baker Collection. Mrs. Thomas O. Richardson; 1896, gift of Mrs. T. O. Richardson to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Thomas O. Richardson

English, about 1815–20

Object Place

England

Dimensions

28.57 cm (11 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

96.896

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain