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Scottish royal coat of arms

  • Object:

    Coat of arms

  • Place of origin:

    Scotland (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1603 - ca. 1688 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Polychromed slate

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Capt. G. Owen Wheeler

  • Museum number:

    A.8-1945

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This multi-coloured panel made of slate depicts the royal arms of Scotland. Inscribed at the bottom is 'DIEV ET MON DROIT' (God and my right). Inscribed around the coat of arms is 'HONI SOIT QUI MAL Y PENCE' (Evil be to he who evil thinks).

Physical description

The panel depicts the royal arms of Scotland. Inscribed.

Place of Origin

Scotland (made)

Date

ca. 1603 - ca. 1688 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Polychromed slate

Marks and inscriptions

'DIEV ET MON DROIT'
'God and my right'
Inscribed at the bottom

'HON I SOIT QUI MAL Y PENCE'
'God and my right/Evil be to he who thinks evil'
Inscribed around the coat of arms

Dimensions

Height: 38.5 cm, Width: 30.5 cm

Object history note

Given by Captain G. Owen Wheeler, Worcester, in 1945.

Descriptive line

Coat of arms, polychromed slate, Scottish Royal coat of arms, Scotland, ca. 1603-1688

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Bilbey, Diane with Trusted, Marjorie, British Sculpture 1470 to 2000. A Concise Catalogue of the Collection at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, 2002, 522 p., ISBN 1-85177-395-9

Materials

Slate

Subjects depicted

Lions; Coat of arms

Categories

Sculpture; Ceremonial objects; Architecture; Arms & Armour; Royalty; Scotland; Interiors; Household objects; Shekou; Values of Design; Design Society

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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