Firebacks

709mm wide

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    ~709 x ~596 mm

    Description: Arched rectangular shaped; fillet edging with embattled relief inside; shield, helm, crest and mantling of the Blacksmiths' Company. RN monogram in top right corner.

    Notes: Arms of the Blacksmiths' company: Sable, a chevron Or between three hammers Argent and crowned with open crowns of the second; crest: a phoenix in flames rising proper. The arms were granted in 1611. Several different versions of these arms are to be found on firebacks.

    Copies of this fireback are known.

    Inscription: RN

    Arms: Worshipful Company of Blacksmiths

    Manufactured: in the early to mid 17th century possibly in the Weald area of England.

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