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Fanciful coats-of-arms

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    Gg,4A.8

  • Title (series)

    • Fanciful coats-of-arms
  • Description

    Coat-of-arms with an eagle, a unicorn and a dog; on the escutcheon; a pelican as the crest; from a series of eight designs for coats-of-arms.
    Engraving

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1530-1562
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 73 millimetres
    • Width: 53 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Signed with monogram 'VS' intertwined at lower left.
  • Curator's comments

    BM has five of the series of eight invented coats of arms.

  • Bibliography

    • Hollstein 962 bibliographic details
    • Bartsch IX.313.552 bibliographic details
    • O'Dell-Franke 1977 n.5 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (German XVIc Mounted Roy)

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    Gg,4A.8

Coat-of-arms with an eagle, a unicorn and a dog; on the escutcheon; a pelican as the crest; from a series of eight designs for coats-of-arms.  Engraving

Coat-of-arms with an eagle, a unicorn and a dog; on the escutcheon; a pelican as the crest; from a series of eight designs for coats-of-arms. Engraving

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