Description: Arched rectangular central panel with bead edging; pictorial scene of the young Bacchus, a cup and bunch of grapes in his hands, seated on a barrel, surrounded by grape vines and buches, the date below the barrel, initials below, left and right; arched rectangular border with fillet edging; undulating vine design all round; on top, indistinguishable shape between two seated figures.
Notes: The seated figures on top are an unusual feature.
Copies of this fireback are known.
Inscription: 1701 / A [?] AL
Current location: Eastgate House, High Street, Rochester, Kent, England.
Museum number: A3492 (part of the Rochester Guildhall Museum museum group)
- Attached to series:
- 'Dutch' Miscellaneous Firebacks