Description: Triple arched rectangular shape, centre arch higher; each arch supported by pilasters; within centre arch, cloaked, bearded male figure wearing a crown and carrying a ewer and what appear to be a pile of plates; in left arch, above first half of date, a clothed female figure carrying a goblet and possibly a candle on a staff; in the right arch, above the second half of the date, a clothed female figure holding a distaff and a length of wool; there is a narrow panel at the bottom; on the outside of the arches are scroll-shaped protusions.
Notes: The shape of this fireback is relatively uncommon, and the significance of the figures may relate to a particular narrative.
Inscription: 16 28
Current location: in private hands, Cowden, Kent, England.
- Attached to series:
- Figurine firebacks