Edmund Kean's fob seal and "Masonic" badge
Height: 7 & 7cm
Width: 4.5 & 4cm
Depth: 2 & 1cm
Gold and heliotrope fob seal with hardstone, and a steel and enamel badge
"Edmund Kean's seal, / J.L. Toole from Henry Irving, 25 Feb. 93 / John Gielgud to Ralph Richardson" (around base of fob); "BEYLLE" (face of badge); "RECOMPENSE" (verso)
Edmund Kean; Henry Irving to J L Toole 1893; John Gielgud, from whom to Ralph Richardson; acquired by the Garrick Club in April 2001 at the sale of effects of Ralph Richardson
The hardstone matrix is engraced with a wild boar.