Description: Rectangular with inclined sides, joined by scrolls to a pedimented top; twisted rope edging (top and sides); Garter enclosing the Tudor royal arms, with crowned lion and dragon supporters, crowned helm, and lion crest with mantling; rectangular date compartment at base; initials either side of crest.
Notes: The detached pediment is stylistically typical of the late-16th and early-17th centuries.
Inscription: E R; Garter motto; 160[?0]
Arms: Tudor royal - Elizabeth I
- Decoration tags:
- quasi-rectangular with detached pediment (shape)
- rope (edging)
- whole carved pattern
- individual letters
- individual numbers
Manufactured: in 1600 in England.
Current location: Cothay Manor, Stawley, Somerset, England.
Citation: Hodgkinson, J. S., 2010, British Cast-Iron Firebacks of the 16th to Mid-18th Centuries (Crawley, Hodgers Books).
- Attached to series:
- Elizabethan royal armorial firebacks
- Tudor royal armorial firebacks