Description: Arched rectangular shape; cyma-reversa edging; Tudor royal shield, garter, crown, motto and supporters (crowned lion and dragon); Tudor rose to right of lion’s head, portcullis to left of dragon’s head; temp. Elizabeth I.
Notes: Cast by Thomas Elsley Ltd., of London from a modern pattern copying a Tudor original.
Copies of this fireback are known.
Inscription: [Garter] HONI SOIT QVI MAL Y PENSE / [motto] DIEV ET MON DROIT.
Arms: Tudor royal - Elizabeth I
- Decoration tags:
- arched rectangular (shape)
- cyma reversa/ogee (edging)
- whole carved pattern
Manufactured: in the late 19th to early 20th century at Portland Metal Works, Great Titchfield Street in the London area of England.
Current location:, England.
- Attached to series:
- Tudor royal armorial firebacks