Description: Arched rectangular shape; simulated twisted rope edging (top & sides); central, symmetrical arrangement of a fleur-de-lys between two diamond stamps with two small cross-cut squares below, and a triad of dots outside; above, a haphazard arrangement of date, at top, above the initials, with a rose and crown to the left, and another fleur to the right.
Notes: Almost certainly an altered copy of a similar fireback dated 1613, some of the features of which have remained.
Inscription: 1637 / ILE
- Decoration tags:
- arched rectangular (shape)
- simulated rope (edging)
- carved stamps
- individual letters
- individual numbers
Manufactured: in 1637 in the Weald area of England.
Current location: Horsham Museum, Causeway, Horsham, West Sussex, England.
(part of the Horsham Museum museum group)
- Attached to series:
- Diamond series