Description: Carved wooden fireback pattern. Canted arched rectangular shape with cavetto-moulded astragal edging; coronet in arch; oval shield with a crowned lion lion rampant, supported two griffons reguardant, the whole within a cartouche, the bottom of which terminates in two swirls between which is a human mask.
Notes: Theodore Agrippa d'Aubigné (1552-1630) was a French poet and writer.
Arms: Theodore Agrippa d'Aubigné
Current location:, U. S. A..
Description: Arched rectangular shaped, the arch linked to the rectangle by cavetto curves; cavetto edging ending in two opposed spirals at top; initials below spirals; date below initials; otherwise plain.
Notes: Probably cast from a carved, edged board, with the initials and date added separately. A copy.
Copies of this fireback are known.
Inscription: IH / 1678
Current location: Banbury, Oxfordshire, England.
Description: Cavetto-arched rectangular central panel with bead-and-pellet edging, head and robed shoulders of a laureated man in left profile; cavetto-arched rectangular border with cavetto-moulded edging and arrangement of outward-facing acanthus leaves; on top, scallops on shoulders of border with cornucopiae over arch.
Notes: A pastiche of the 'Dutch' style of fireback. Formerly part of the J. H. Every collection.
Current location: Anne of Cleves House, Southover High Street, Lewes, East Sussex, England.
Museum number: 1944.24.090 (part of the Sussex Archaeological Society museum group)
- Attached to series:
- Miscellaneous pattern firebacks