Description: Arched central panel with fillet edging; figure in classical dress standing on a mound in front of a leafless tree; u; ninterrupted side and bottom border with straight fillet edges; at sides, mirrored low-relief undulating tendril design; at bottom, central leaf design; on top, central plume with hanging flower, between mirrored low-relief foliate swirls.
Notes: The figure is probably an allegory of Humility. Another example of this fireback bears the date 1746.
Manufactured: in the mid 18th century .
Current location:, Northumberland, England.
- Attached to series:
- 'Dutch' Miscellaneous Firebacks