Description: Arched rectangle; ovolo, egg-and-dart moulded edging; shield, helm, coronet, crest and mantling; curved inscription panel below shield.
Notes: The heraldic devices on the shield, and the form of the helm and crest suggest this may be a continental achievement of arms; the style of the fireback is, however, is more characteristic of English types.
Copies of this fireback are known.
Inscription: ... D HADRIANI ... EQVITE DOM DE HE.. / ... M.. ... ... [?]
Arms: not known
Manufactured: in the early 17th century .
Current location: Maidstone Museum, St Faith's Street, Maidstone, Kent, England.
(part of the Maidstone Museum museum group)
- Attached to series:
- Personal armorial firebacks