Figure of Edmund Kean in the Role of Richard III

English
about 1815–20
Made at Derby Manufactory, working about 1750-1848 (Derbyshire, England)


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

28.57 cm (11 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

96.896

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

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.

Markings

Mark: D surmounted by cross, crown & dots. "I size "&" "No 21" incised under base.

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