Description: Rectangular central panel bearing an anchor with coiled rope between two fleurs de lys, below which are two roses; this arrangement is repeated alongside; above, a semicircular arch contains the initials between two roses as in the central panel, with the date above; where the arch meets the central panel there is an arc across each corner; The top and sides panels are edged with simulated twisted rope.
Notes: This reduced version of the Armada fireback demonstrates how individual panels can be omitted or repeated.
Copies of this fireback are known.
Inscription: 1588 / IFC
Current location: Squerryes Court, Westerham, Kent, England.
- Attached to series:
- Armada series