Description: Arched shape with ovolo egg-and-dart edging; crown surmounting a shield, a quartered shield with an escutcheon impaling a crowned lion rampant with an escutcheon; text along the bottom.
Notes: The arms have not been identified; LOVEN is the town of Leuven, capital of the province of Brabant, which, in 1662, was in the Spanish Netherlands.
Inscription: LOVEN 1662
- Decoration tags:
- arched (shape)
- ovolo, egg and dart (edging)
- carved pattern panels
Manufactured: in 1662 possibly in the Ardennes area of Belgium.
Current location: in private hands, Mayfield, East Sussex, England.
- Attached to series:
- Foreign armorial firebacks