Description: Rectangular with arched, mirrored, scrolls on top, surmounted by the winged face of a cherub; fillet edging continued into mirrored scrolls over the top; on either side, scrolled stylised seed pods; central scene of King David beneath a baldachin standing on a plinth, playing a harp to his left; to his left a child plays the violin, to his right another plays a trumpet, both stand on low plinths; at the bottom, a rectangular panel with an oval within a cartouche between swirled foliage.
Notes: An untypical religious-inspired subject with notably rococo design elements.
Copies of this fireback are known.
Current location: Priest House, West Hoathly, West Sussex, England.
(part of the Sussex Archaeological Society museum group)