Description: Rectangular; cavetto moulded edging; initials in top left corner; date in top right corner.
Notes: The style of lettering and numerals is reminiscent of those seen on firebacks associated with the Sidneys, Earls of Leicester, and may suggest a common source.
Inscription: IB 1695
- Decoration tags:
- rectangular (shape)
- cavetto (edging)
- individual letters
- individual numbers
Manufactured: in 1695 possibly in the Weald area of England.
Current location: Bateman's, Burwash, East Sussex, England.
Museum number: NT/BAT/M/204 (part of the National Trust museum group)
Citation: Hodgkinson, J. S., 2010, British Cast-Iron Firebacks of the 16th to Mid-18th Centuries (Crawley, Hodgers Books).
- Attached to series:
- Date & initials firebacks