Fireback

mid 17th century (made)

John Browne of Brenchley

493-1901 MET

Fireback, cast iron depicting a griffin and eagle, the arms of ironfounder John Browne of Brenchley, Kent, probably made in his foundry, after 1626

Fireback cast with the arms of John Browne of Brenchley comprising a griffin passant and a chief, above the crest an eagle rising.

Location: Ironwork, room 113, case WS

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