Book Of Traceable Heraldic Art

Axe

See also: Axe in Pictorial Dictionary of Heraldry.

Axe (1) §

A tool for cutting wood.

Default orientation: handle to base, blade to dexter.

Axe (2) §

A tool for cutting wood.

Default orientation: handle to base, blade to dexter.

Source: Viking Answer Lady SVG Images For Heralds. Artist: Gunnvôr silfrahárr.

Axe (3) §

A tool for cutting wood.

Default orientation: palewise, blade to dexter chief.

Source: Heraldic Templates. Artist: Torric inn Björn.

Axe (4) §

A sharp blade attached to a wooden shaft. A short-handled axe such as this may be blazoned a hatchet.

Default orientation: handle to base, blade to dexter.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist unknown.

Axe (5) §

A sharp blade attached to a wooden shaft. A short-handled axe such as this may be blazoned a hatchet.

Default orientation: handle to base, blade to dexter.

Source: Livro de Nobreza. Artist: António Godinho. (Arms of Machado, folio 35v.)

Axe (6) §

A tool for cutting wood.

Default orientation: handle to base, blade to dexter.

Source: Viking Answer Lady SVG Images For Heralds. Artist: Gunnvôr silfrahárr.

Broad Axe (1) §

A sharp blade attached to a wooden shaft. A broad axe has a straight edge used for carpentry.

Default orientation: handle to base, blade to dexter.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist unknown.

Broad Axe (2) §

A sharp blade attached to a wooden shaft. A broad axe has a straight edge used for carpentry.

Default orientation: handle to base, blade to dexter.

Source: Heiligen Römischen Reiches. Artist unknown. (Page 913.)

Chipping Axe §

A sharp blade attached to a wooden shaft. The chipping axe is a specialized form used to shape stonework.

Default orientation: blades to base and chief. No proper coloration.

Source: The Armes of All the Cheife Corporatons. Artist unknown. (From the arms of the Marblers.)

Throwing Axe §

A sharp blade attached to a wooden shaft.

This is a smaller axe intended for throwing, which may be blazoned a “francisca” or “francisque.”

Default orientation: handle to base, blade to dexter.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist unknown.

Battle-Axe (1) §

A sharp blade attached to a wooden shaft.

Default orientation: handle to base, blade to dexter.

Source: A Complete Guide to Heraldry. Artist: Graham Johnston.

Battle-Axe (2) §

A sharp blade attached to a wooden shaft.

Default orientation: handle to base, blade to dexter.

Source: Workes of Armorie. Artist: John Bossewell.

Double-Sided Battle-Axe (1) §

A sharp blade attached to a wooden shaft.

Default orientation: handle to base, blade to dexter.

Source: A Complete Guide to Heraldry. Artist: Graham Johnston. Adapted by Mathghamhain Ua Ruadháin.

Double-Sided Battle-Axe (2) §

A sharp blade attached to a wooden shaft.

Default orientation: handle to base, blade to dexter.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist unknown.

Double-Sided Battle-Axe (3) §

A sharp blade attached to a wooden shaft.

Default orientation: handle to base, blade to dexter.

Source: Viking Answer Lady SVG Images For Heralds. Artist: Gunnvôr silfrahárr.

Double-Sided Battle-Axe (4) §

A sharp blade attached to a wooden shaft.

Default orientation: handle to base, blade to dexter.

Source: Viking Answer Lady SVG Images For Heralds. Artist: Gunnvôr silfrahárr.