Book Of Traceable Heraldic Art

Courant

Boar Courant §

A powerful swine.

No default posture. Proper coloration: brown.

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

Winged Boar Courant (1) §

A powerful swine.

No default posture. Proper coloration: brown.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist unknown.

Winged Boar Courant (2) §

A powerful swine.

No default posture. Proper coloration: brown.

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

Domestic Cat Courant §

A domesticated feline.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Artist: Ræv Kolfinnsson.

Dog Courant (1) §

A domesticated canine. Any period breed of dog may be used.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

A fast-running sight hound may be blazoned a “levrier.” Period sight hound breeds include the greyhound and wolfhound.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist unknown.

Dog Courant (2) §

A domesticated canine. Any period breed of dog may be used. No default posture. No proper coloration.

A fast-running sight hound may be blazoned a “levrier.”

Period sight hound breeds include the greyhound and wolfhound.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist unknown.

Dog Courant (3) §

A domesticated canine. Any period breed of dog may be used. No default posture. No proper coloration.

A fast-running sight hound may be blazoned a “levrier.”

Period sight hound breeds include the greyhound and wolfhound.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist: Roana d’Evreux (attributed).

Dog Courant Collared (1) §

A domesticated canine. Any period breed of dog may be used. No default posture. No proper coloration.

A fast-running sight hound may be blazoned a “levrier.”

Period sight hound breeds include the greyhound and wolfhound.

Source: Banners, Standards, and Badges. Artist: Thomas Willement.

Dog Courant Collared (2) §

A domesticated canine. Any period breed of dog may be used. No default posture. No proper coloration.

A fast-running sight hound may be blazoned a “levrier.”

Period sight hound breeds include the greyhound and wolfhound.

Source: Banners, Standards, and Badges. Artist: Thomas Willement.

Five Dogs Courant In Annulo §

A domesticated canine. Any period breed of dog may be used. No default posture. No proper coloration.

Considered a step from period practice as animate charges are not found arranged in annulo in period.

Source: Pennsic Heralds’ Point Artists. Artist: Kryss Kostarev.

Fox Courant (1) §

A wild canid.

No default posture. Proper coloration: gules, with sable feet and argent tail tip.

Source: Pennsic Bored-Artist Collection. Artist: Angharat Goch verch Gwenhover.

Fox Courant (2) §

A wild canid.

No default posture. Proper coloration: gules, with sable feet and argent tail tip.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist unknown.

Fox Courant (3) §

A wild canid.

No default posture. Proper coloration: gules, with sable feet and argent tail tip.

Source: Pennsic Heralds’ Point Artists. Artist unknown.

Goat Courant §

A wild mountainous cousin of the sheep.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: Banners, Standards, and Badges. Artist: Thomas Willement. (Page 226, arms of William Russell.)

Horse Courant §

A domesticated equine. Presumed to be a stallion unless blazoned a “mare.”

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist: Roana d’Evreux (attributed).

Lion Courant §

A fierce cat known as the King of Beasts. Default posture: rampant. Proper coloration: Or.

Artist: Ræv Kolfinnsson.

Otter Courant §

An amphibious weasel. Heraldically equivalent to the stoat or ermine.

Default posture: statant, perhaps; best to blazon explicitly. Proper coloration: brown, perhaps; best to blazon explicitly.

Source: Two Tudor Books of Arms. Artist: Robert Cooke. (Page 58.)

Five Otters Courant In Annulo §

An amphibious weasel. Heraldically equivalent to the stoat or ermine.

Default posture: statant, perhaps; best to blazon explicitly. Proper coloration: brown, perhaps; best to blazon explicitly.

Source: Two Tudor Books of Arms. Artist: Robert Cooke. (Page 58.) Adapted by Mathghamhain Ua Ruadháin.

Pegasus Courant (1) §

A horse with wings.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: Pennsic Bored-Artist Collection. Artist unknown.

Pegasus Courant (2) §

A horse with wings.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: Fictitious & Symbolic Creatures in Art. Artist: John Vinycomb.

Rabbit Courant (1) §

A gentle and prolific beast. May be blazoned a "hare" or "coney."

Default posture: sejant. Proper coloration: brown.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist: Roana d’Evreux (attributed).

Rabbit Courant (2) §

A gentle and prolific beast. May be blazoned a "hare" or "coney."

Default posture: sejant. Proper coloration: brown.

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

Rabbit Courant (3) §

A gentle and prolific beast. May be blazoned a "hare" or "coney."

Default posture: sejant. Proper coloration: brown.

Source: Le Blason Des Armoiries. Artist: Jérôme de Bara. (Page 109.)

Rabbit Courant Guardant §

A gentle and prolific beast. May be blazoned a "hare" or "coney."

Default posture: sejant. Proper coloration: brown.

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

Three Rabbits Courant Conjoined §

A gentle and prolific beast. May be blazoned a "hare" or "coney." Default posture: sejant. Proper coloration: brown.

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

Five Rabbits Courant In Annulo §

A gentle and prolific beast. May be blazoned a "hare" or "coney."

Default posture: sejant. Proper coloration: brown.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist: Roana d’Evreux (attributed).

Squirrel Courant §

An arboreal rodent known for collecting nuts.

Default posture: sejant erect. No proper coloration.

Source: Sammlung von Wappen aus Verschiedenen. Artist unknown. (Page 186.) Adapted by Elionora inghean Ui Cheallaigh.

Stag Courant §

A male deer. May also be blazoned a “buck” or “hart.”

No default posture. Proper coloration: brown.

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

Tyger Courant §

A fast-running heraldic beast with the body of a wolf, the tail of a lion, and a downwards-pointed horn on its nose.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: Sledgehamster. Artist: Grimwulf Harland.

Unicorn Courant §

A mythical horse-like creature with a beard and a single horn.

Default posture: rampant. No proper coloration.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist unknown. Adapted by Vémundr Syvursson.

Wolf Courant (1) §

A wild canid.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

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

Wolf Courant (2) §

A wild canid.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist: Roana d’Evreux (attributed).