Fireback

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1734-1767

GUSN

GUSN-11900

Description

A shaped crest with a scroll patterned border that encloses a sunburst, a leaping stag over a banner below, and rope border at the sides.

Details

Descriptive Terms

firebacks
casting (process)
iron (metal)
crests (motifs)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
stags
sunbursts
Iron
Slip Cast
Sunburst
Stag
Yoked Crest
FIREBACK

Associated Building

Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Object Type

Temperature Control Device

Dimensions

28 x 27 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.106