Description: Arched rectangular shape with cyma recta shoulders; astragal edging (top and sides); top centred, date split by a mirrored 'TC' monogram.
Notes: A bold, simple design, its dimensions reflecting the reduced size of fireplaces in the period.
Inscription: 16 TCTC 93
Current location: Ashmolean Museum Broadway, 65 High Street , Broadway, Worcestershire, England.
(part of the Ashmolean Museum museum group)
- Attached to series:
- Date & initials firebacks
Description: Arched rectangular central panel with bead-and-pellet edging on a broad fillet; pictorial scene of a figure in a chariot drawn by birds, above a ground, and with clouds over; arched rectangular border with fillet edging; alternating acanthus leaves with symmetrical curled lines, monogram centre bottom; on top, two mirrored sea serpents; extension panels to each side.
Notes: The figure is that of Jupiter, holding a bolt of lightning, who is sometimes portrayed in a chariot drawn by eagles; width without extension panels - 477mm.
Current location: Westgate, Winchester, Hampshire, England.
Museum number: WINCM:LH 5705 (part of the Winchester Museums museum group)