Heraldic Fireplace Keystone – 1626

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Heraldic Fireplace Keystone – 1626

Heraldic Fireplace Keystone, 1626 Heraldic chimney piece, 1626 which formed the central keystone over a fireplace. This ornate example is carved with the arms of the French or Ffrench family, one of the fourteen so-called ‘Tribes of Galway’. The arms feature a chevron (an upside-down V-shape) and an ermine, symbolising the white winter [...]


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