Description: Rectangular; flanged edging; main panel, pictorial scene of Adam and Eve with, between them, the Tree of Life, bearing fruit, entwined by a serpent; bottom panel indistinct.
Notes: A much worn plate.
Copies of this fireback are known.
- Decoration tags:
- rectangular (shape)
- flanged (edging)
- whole carved pattern
Manufactured: in the mid to late 16th century possibly in the Wallonia area of Belgium.
Current location: Petworth House, Petworth, West Sussex, England.
Museum number: NT/PET/M/56 (part of the National Trust museum group)
Citation: Driesch, K. von den , 1990, Handbuch der Ofen-, Kamin- und Takenplatten im Rheinland (Cologne, Rheinland-Verlag).
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