Description: Triple-facetted arched rectangular shape; ovolo-moulded edging (top and sides); bottom centre, a vertical distaff or spindle repeated twice; to each side a fillet-edged oval containing the initials S and W; above, either side of the distaffs, two more ovals perpendicular to the first two, with the date split between them; above each distaff, an oval rotated as at the bottom, the initials I T split between them; at the base, a blank rectangular panel.
Notes: An unusual shaped fireback. It was recorded by J. Starkie Gardner in one of his scrapbooks (Victoria and Albert Museum, Archive of Art and Design (AAD/2014/8)), marked '[?]Warris Westerham Kent'; subsequently it was at Skipreed, Chiddingstone Hoath, Kent.
Inscription: I T / 16 63 / S W
Current location: in private hands, Withyham, East Sussex, England.
Description: Arched rectangular shape; no edging; date in arch; initials in wide triad below.
Notes: A rather crudely cast fireback; rivets indicate repair. Wotton Auctions, Wotton-under-Edge, 30 Apr-1 May 2019, lot 1138.
Inscription: 16 59 / W R [or P] F [triad]
Current location: Wotton Auctions, Tabernacle Pitch, Wotton-under-Edge, Gloucestershire, England.
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- Date & initials firebacks