Description: Flattened arched rectangular shape with rebated concave shoulders; double fillet edging; 11 x 9 grid portcullis with symmetrical chains in ‘S’ arrangement ending in a ring, from top corners, surmounted by an arched royal crown.
Notes: Whole pattern; the portcullis has a realistic, rather than symbolic, appearance.
Copies of this fireback are known.
Current location: Ham House, Richmond, Surrey, England.
Museum number: NT/HAM/XX/569 (part of the National Trust museum group)
- Attached to series:
- Miscellaneous royal firebacks