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Fireback

Description

Fireback with scrolled crest; shaped sides; floral border; encloses depiction of man on horseback with line of convicts and guards below.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1750-1780
Inscriptions
Cast on the lower band is: ST WP [It is so corroded that the cataloger could not see the inscription noted from NFL's notes.]
Location of origin
Europe
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
casting (process)
iron (metal)
Object type
Temperature Control Device
Descriptive terms
Cast
casting (process)
FIREBACK
firebacks
Iron
iron (metal)
Dimensions
24 x 17 3/4 x 1 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.484
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2459

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