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British Royal Coat of Arms

1949.489 (RS266211)

Description

Cast iron emblem of Great Britain has circular medallion at center with crest inside, painted yellow, white, blue and red. Above is crown with standing lion on top. To right side is rearing ("rampant") white unicorn, to left is lion standing on hind legs ("rampant"). Below a black scrolled ribbon with rose at left, shamrock at center and thistle with leaves at right. "DIEU [ET] MON DROIT" on banner.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1899
Associated Building
Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
iron (metal)
painting (coating)
Object type
Personal Symbol
Descriptive terms
figure- and animal-derived motifs
heraldry
Heraldry
Iron
iron (metal)
Lion
lion
Painted
painting (coating)
PLAQUE
plaques (flat objects)
Unicorn
Dimensions
8.125 x 11.125 x 0.875 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.489
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
7581

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