Description: Arched rectangular; ovolo-moulded egg and dart edging; shield surmounted by helm and indistinct crest, with elaborate mantling.
Notes: Blazon (bordure bezanty impaling a chevron between three bugle horns) is unidentified. The date of c.1730 suggested by Gentle and Feild is unlikely to be correct.
- Decoration tags:
- arched rectangular (shape)
- ovolo, egg and dart (edging)
- whole carved pattern
Manufactured: in the early to mid 17th century in England.
Citation: Gentle, R. & Feild, R., 1994, Domestic Metalwork 1640-1820 (Woodbridge, Antique Collectors' Club), pp. 332-3.
- Attached to series:
- Personal armorial firebacks