Description: Arched shape; cavetto-moulded edging invected on the inner edge; Tudor rose surmounted by a royal crown; monogram in bottom right corner.
Notes: The monogram, RN, is associated with the invected cavetto moulding; a recasting, replicating an earlier crack.
Current location: English Heritage Store, Atcham Business Park, Atcham, Shropshire, England.
Museum number: EH ASC 4490 (part of the English Heritage museum group)
Description: Arched rectangular shaped; cavetto moulded edging, scalloped top and sides; Prince of Wales’ badge of three ostrich feathers emerging through a coronet; symmetrical scroll with elaborate swirls, bearing motto; monogrammed initials at bottom, left of centre.
Notes: The scalloped edging and RN monogram have been noted on other firebacks, suggesting a common pattern maker. Formerly from Burwash, Sussex.
Copies of this fireback are known.
Inscription: ICH DIEN / RN
Current location: National History Museum, St Fagans, Glamorgan, Wales.
Museum number: 20.177/1 (part of the Welsh National History Museum museum group)
Description: Arched rectangular shape on a plain plinth; scalloped cavetto-moulded edging (top and sides); initials in triad within arch; date split in top corners; unidentified stamp top centre; hound stamp above letter 'R', stag stamp above letter 'A'; annulet stamp repeated inside each half of the date; flat scrolled protuberance on each side of arch; smaller protuberance above each shoulder.
Notes: The initials are likely to be those of a husband and wife, the stag and hound possibly associated with the husband's occupation. The protuberances are seen in different forms on firebacks on a few firebacks of the same period.
Inscription: RHA / 16 66
Current location: Bishop's House, Norton Lees Lane, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England.
(part of the Museums Sheffield museum group)