Description: Quasi-arched rectangular shape; ovolo-moulded edging; fluid curving, double ovolo arch with a pair of putti holding looped ribbons; a lion rampant holding a cartouche, between two pilasters, each surmounted by a dragon’s head.
Notes: A simple decorative device has replaced the customary allegorical or classical scene.
Copies of this fireback are known.
Current location: Brighton Museum and Art Gallery, Brighton, East Sussex, England.
Museum number: HA105020 (part of the Brighton Museum museum group)