Description: Arched rectangular shape; wide fillet edging with alternate bead and pellet on top and sides, the pellets rotated over the arch where they are separated in triplets by blocks; shield, helm, crest and mantling of Saunderson, with a strapwork compartment at the bottom; initials split by wreath; date split by crest.
Notes: The arms are probably those of Thomas Saunderson of Gainsborough (c.1568- before 1642).
Copies of this fireback are known.
Inscription: 16 19 / T S
Arms: Thomas Saunderson of Gainsborough
Current location: Museum of Lincolnshire Life, Burton Road, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England.
(part of the Lincolnshire County Council museum group)
- Attached to series:
- Personal armorial firebacks