Description: Arched rectangular shape with arch on top; rebated fillet edging; below mirrored putti holding crossed fronds, the figure of St George slaying the dragon; on each side a flame-topped column.
Notes: The central panel of what would otherwise have been a typical bordered fireback intended for the Dutch market.
- Decoration tags:
- arched rectangular with arch (shape)
- whole carved pattern
Manufactured: in the mid to late 17th century in the Siegerland area of Germany.
Current location: Victoria & Albert Museum, Cromwell Road, Kensington & Chelsea, London, England.
Museum number: 797-1899 (part of the Victoria & Albert Museum museum group)
- Attached to series:
- 'Dutch' Miscellaneous Firebacks