Description: Right half only; arched rectangular shaped; fillet edging with embattled relief inside; shield, helm, crest and mantling of the Blacksmiths' Company.
Notes: Arms of the Blacksmiths' company: Sable, a chevron Or between three hammers Argent and crowned with open crowns of the second; crest: a phoenix in flames rising proper. The arms were granted in 1611. Several different versions of these arms are to be found on firebacks.
Copies of this fireback are known.
Arms: Worshipful Company of Blacksmiths
Current location: Hastings Museum and Art Gallery, Hastings, East Sussex, England.
Museum number: 952.51.18 (part of the Hastings Museum museum group)
- Attached to series:
- Livery company firebacks