British Royal Coat of Arms

Date

1800-1899

GUSN

GUSN-7581

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

Descriptive Terms

plaques (flat objects)
iron (metal)
painting (coating)
heraldry
figure- and animal-derived motifs
lion
Iron
Painted
Lion
Unicorn
Heraldry
PLAQUE

Associated Building

Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

8.125 x 11.125 x 0.875 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan

Accession Number

1949.489