Description: Arched rectangular shape; cyma curve and astragal edging; fleur de lys formed from acanthus leaves within a circlet, between swirled, budded fronds, all in bas-relief.
Notes: An uncommon English fireback with a purely floral design.
Copies of this fireback are known.
- Decoration tags:
- arched rectangular (shape)
- cyma curve and astragal (edging)
- whole carved pattern
Manufactured: in the mid 17th century in England.
Current location: Christchurch Mansion, Ipswich, Suffolk, England.
(part of the Colchester & Ipswich Museums Service museum group)
Citation: Hodgkinson, J. S., 2010, British Cast-Iron Firebacks of the 16th to Mid-18th Centuries (Crawley, Hodgers Books).
- Attached to series:
- Miscellaneous pattern firebacks