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Fireback memorial plaque: George Stevenson, 1763

Object Number: 
INV.9150
Date: 
ca. 1763
Medium: 
Iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 22 1/2 x 22 x 3/4 in. ( 57.2 x 55.9 x 1.9 cm )
Marks: 
low relief: "GEORGE STEVENSON/ 1763"
Description: 
Cast iron fireback or memorial plaque with molded decoration and inscription; upper portion has two arched panels, one with stylized tulip and one with tulip above heart; inscription and date below: "GEORGE STEVENSON / 1763"
Gallery Label: 
This object may also have been a stove plate.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group