Description: Arched rectangular shape; cavetto edging; armorial; Stuart English royal arms within a circular garter; crown, motto and supporters (crowned lion and unicorn); initials separated by crown.
Notes: An early casting of a widely copied fireback.
Copies of this fireback are known.
Inscription: C R / HONI SOI T·QVI·MAL·Y· PENSE / DIEU ET MON DROIT
Arms: English Stuart royal (prob. Charles II)
Current location: Knole, Sevenoaks, Kent, England.
(part of the National Trust museum group)
Description: Canted rectangular shape; twisted rope edging (top and sides); two approximately parallel horizontal lines of twisted rope across the upper centre; from the upper line and starting at the top corners, seven regularly spaced vertical lines of twisted rope extending to the top edge.
Notes: A simple rope design without apotropaic significance.
Current location: Chelmsford, Essex, England.
- Attached to series:
- Rope design firebacks