Description: Canted rectangle; twisted rope edging (top and sides); a rope saltire in each top corner.
Notes: The edging is made from the same, short lengths of rope as the saltires.
- Decoration tags:
- canted rectangular (shape)
- rope (edging)
- simple stamps
Manufactured: in the 16th century in the Weald area of England.
Current location: Hall Place, Bexley, Kent, England.
Museum number: 1944.24.049 (part of the Sussex Archaeological Society museum group)
Citation: Easton, T. & Hodgkinson, J. S., 2013, 'Apotropaic Symbols on Cast-Iron Firebacks', Jnl. of the Antique Metalware Soc., 21, pp. 14-33.
Citation: Hodgkinson, J. S., 2010, British Cast-Iron Firebacks of the 16th to Mid-18th Centuries (Crawley, Hodgers Books).
- Attached to series:
- Rope design firebacks