Description: Fragment (left end only); prob. rectangular; twisted rope edging; slightly angled stamp formed of the end of a firedog with semi-circular feet, and shields at the base and top of the pilaster; V-shaped arrangement of a length of twisted rope stamped twice, the point touching the left edge of the plate and one end touching the top.
Notes: Likely to have been a triple arrangement of firedog impressions.
- Decoration tags:
- sub-rectangular (shape)
- rope (edging)
- simple stamps
Manufactured: in the mid to late 16th century in the Weald area of England.
Current location: Anne of Cleves House, Southover High Street, Lewes, East Sussex, England.
Museum number: LH000.911 (part of the Sussex Archaeological Society museum group)
Citation: Schubert, H. R., 1957, History of the British Iron and Steel Industry (London, Routledge), pp. 256-264.
- Attached to series:
- Firedog stamp firebacks
- Rope design firebacks
- Metalware stamp firebacks