Description: Fragment; quasi-arched rectangular shape; twisted rope or leather edging; flame on centre arch and on top corners (left missing); initials in triad above central shield with date split either side of centre; the bottom right corner is missing.
Notes: The initials are of Philip and Elizabeth Hollins of Mosslee Hall, Cheddleton, Staffordshire, who were married in 1671. Blazon: Argent, a chevron azure, in chief four crosses formee fitchee of the second.
Inscription: PHE [triad] / 16 71
Arms: Hollins, of Mosslee Hall
Current location: The Potteries Museum and Art Gallery, Bethesda Street, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England.
Museum number: LH.SH.1955.21 (part of the Stoke-on-Trent Museums museum group)
- Attached to series:
- Personal armorial firebacks