Description: Rectangular with rebated top corners; ovolo moulded edging (top and sides); topcentre, date above initials.
Notes: The rebated corners are an unusual feature.
Inscription: 1653 / T · L ·C
Current location: in private hands, Huddington, Worcestershire, England.
- Attached to series:
- Date & initials firebacks
Description: Rectangular; single moulded edge on top and sides; bold date and initials, formed from large individual characters, on same line across full width of plate; otherwise plain. Side lifting lug on top right.
Notes: The style of the numerals, particularly the 6 and 5, can be seen on a smaller fireback of 1656. Lifting handles are only seen on a few firebacks. Formerly part of the J. H. Every collection.
Inscription: 1653 IHA
Current location: Anne of Cleves House, Southover High Street, Lewes, East Sussex, England.
Museum number: 1944.24.044 (part of the Sussex Archaeological Society museum group)