Description: Arched rectangular shaped; cavetto moulded edging, scalloped top and sides; Prince of Wales’ badge of three ostrich feathers emerging through a coronet; symmetrical scroll with elaborate swirls, bearing motto; monogrammed initials at bottom, left of centre.
Notes: The scalloped edging and RN monogram have been noted on other firebacks, suggesting a common pattern maker. Formerly from Burwash, Sussex.
Copies of this fireback are known.
Inscription: ICH DIEN / RN
Current location: National History Museum, St Fagans, Glamorgan, Wales.
Museum number: 20.177/1 (part of the Welsh National History Museum museum group)