Shape: cavetto-canted rectangular

  1. 969

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    600 x 573 mm

    Description: Cavetto-canted rectangular shape; astragal edging (top and sides); letters in triad between separated date.

    Notes: The modest size of this fireback reflects the decreasing size of fireplaces in the 18th century.

    Inscription: 17 TRS [triad] 31

    Manufactured: in 1731 in the Weald area of England.

    Current location: in private hands, Cowden, Kent, England.