Description: Rectangular; cyma curve and fillet edging; crowned Tudor rose within a pediment resting on Tuscan pilasters and pedestals; faint impression of a shield bearing a lion rampant repeated in each top corner.
Notes: The width of this fireback may indicate that another fireback in this series was used as its pattern and the shields added before casting.
- Decoration tags:
- rectangular (shape)
- cyma curve and fillet (edging)
- carved stamps
- whole carved pattern
Manufactured: in the mid to late 16th century in the Weald area of England.
Current location: Anne of Cleves House, Southover High Street, Lewes, East Sussex, England.
Museum number: LH000.954 (part of the Sussex Archaeological Society museum group)
- Attached to series:
- Miscellaneous royal firebacks
- Pedimented rose and crown series