Book Of Traceable Heraldic Art

Erect

Snail Erect §

A shelled invertebrate.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: Armorial Lorrain de la Première Moitié du XVIe Siècle. Artist unknown. Adapted by Iago ab Adam.

Sea-Dog §

A hound with fins and scales, as well as the tail of a beaver.

Default posture: erect. No proper coloration.

Source: The Art of Heraldry. Artist unknown.

Demi-Sea-Dog §

A hound with fins and scales, as well as the tail of a beaver.

Default posture: erect. No proper coloration.

Source: Banners, Standards, and Badges. Artist: Thomas Willement. (Crest of Flemyng, page 156.)

Sea-Dragon (1) §

An aquatic monster with the body of a dragon and the tail of a fish.

Default posture: erect. No proper coloration.

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

Sea-Dragon (2) §

An aquatic monster with the body of a dragon and the tail of a fish.

Default posture: erect. No proper coloration.

Source: Le Blason Des Armoiries. Artist: Jérôme de Bara. (Page 85.)

Sea-Horse (1) §

An aquatic monster with the body of a horse and the tail of a fish.

Default posture: erect. No proper coloration.

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

Sea-Horse (2) §

An aquatic monster with the body of a horse and the tail of a fish.

Default posture: erect. No proper coloration.

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

Sea-Horse (3) §

An aquatic monster with the body of a horse and the tail of a fish.

Default posture: erect. No proper coloration.

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

Sea-Horse (4) §

An aquatic monster with the body of a horse and the tail of a fish.

Default posture: erect. No proper coloration.

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

Natural Sea-Horse (1) §

A curious fish with an upright posture, hard plates under their skin, and a curling tail. Male sea- horses carry their eggs in a pouch until they hatch.

Default posture: erect. No proper coloration.

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

Natural Sea-Horse (2) §

A curious fish with an upright posture, hard plates under their skin, and a curling tail. Male sea- horses carry their eggs in a pouch until they hatch.

Default posture: erect. No proper coloration.

Source: Historiae Animalium. Artist unknown. (Volume 4, page 414.)

Sea-Lion (1) §

A heraldic monster formed by combining a lion with a fish’s tail.

Default posture: erect. No proper coloration.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist: Thomas Ouswood.

Sea-Lion (2) §

An aquatic monster with the body of a lion and the tail of a fish.

Default posture: erect. No proper coloration.

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

Sea-Lion (3) §

An aquatic monster with the body of a lion and the tail of a fish.

Default posture: erect. No proper coloration.

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

Sea-Lion (4) §

A heraldic monster formed by combining a lion with a fish’s tail. Default posture: erect. No proper coloration.

Source: Two Tudor Books of Arms. Artist: Robert Cooke. (From page 171.)

Sea-Lion Embowed §

An aquatic monster with the body of a lion and the tail of a fish.

Default posture: erect. No proper coloration.

Source: Le Blason Des Armoiries. Artist: Jérôme de Bara.

Sea-Otter §

An aquatic monster with the body of an otter and the tail of a fish.

Default posture: erect. No proper coloration.

Artist: Iago ab Adam.

Sea-Serpent Erect §

An aquatic snake.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

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

Sea-Wolf (1) §

An aquatic monster with the body of a wolf and the tail of a fish.

Default posture: erect. No proper coloration.

Source: Heraldic Templates. Artist: Torric inn Björn. Adapted by Þórý Veðardóttir.

Sea-Wolf (2) §

An aquatic monster with the body of a wolf and the tail of a fish.

Default posture: erect. No proper coloration.

Source: Heraldic Templates. Artist: Torric inn Björn. Adapted by Þórý Veðardóttir.

Sea-Wolf (3) §

An aquatic monster with the body of a wolf and the tail of a fish.

Default posture: erect. No proper coloration.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist unknown.

Sea-Wolf (4) §

An aquatic monster with the body of a wolf and the tail of a fish.

Default posture: erect. No proper coloration.

Artist: Iago ab Adam.

Sea-Wolf (5) §

An aquatic monster with the body of a wolf and the tail of a fish.

Default posture: erect. No proper coloration.

Artist: Ajir Tsagaan.

Cockatrice Erect §

A hybrid monster formed of a two-legged dragon with a rooster’s head.

Default posture: statant wings addorsed. No proper coloration.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist unknown.

Pithon Erect Affronty §

A mythical winged snake.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: Pennsic Bored-Artist Collection. Artist unknown.

Serpent Erect (1) §

A snake. May be blazoned a “viper,” a “snake,” or any period variety of snake.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: Heraldic Templates. Artist: Torric inn Björn.

Serpent Erect (2) §

A snake. May be blazoned a “viper,” a “snake,” or any period variety of snake.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Artist: Jessimond of Emerickeskepe.

Serpent Erect (3) §

A snake. May be blazoned a “viper,” a “snake,” or any period variety of snake.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Artist: Ræv Kolfinnsson.

Serpent Erect (4) §

A snake. May be blazoned a “viper,” a “snake,” or any period variety of snake.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: Armorial de Waignart. Artist: Pierre Waignart. (MS 251, folio 375r.)

Serpent Erect (5) §

A snake. May be blazoned a “viper,” a “snake,” or any period variety of snake. No default posture. No proper coloration.

The dragon-like head shown here is typical of early depictions of serpents.

Adapted by Mathghamhain Ua Ruadháin from a mosaic of the arms of the Visconti family of Milan.

Serpent Erect (6) §

A snake. May be blazoned a “viper,” a “snake,” or any period variety of snake.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: Sammelband Mehrerer Wappenbücher. Artist unknown. (Folio 18v.)

Serpent Erect Tail Coiled §

A snake. May be blazoned a “viper,” a “snake,” or any period variety of snake.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

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

Serpent Erect Tail Nowed §

A snake. May be blazoned a “viper,” a “snake,” or any period variety of snake.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

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

Serpent Erect Vorant of a Human (1) §

A snake. May be blazoned a “viper,” a “snake,” or any period variety of snake.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

The dragon-like head shown here is typical of early depictions of serpents.

This arrangement with a serpent azure or vert is restricted as a badge of the Visconti family of Milan, where it is known as the “biscione.”

Adapted by Mathghamhain Ua Ruadháin froma mosaic of the arms of the Visconti family.

Serpent Erect Vorant of a Human (2) §

A snake. May be blazoned a “viper,” a “snake,” or any period variety of snake.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

This arrangement with a serpent azure or vert is restricted as a badge of the Visconti family of Milan, where it is known as the “biscione.”

Source: Two Tudor Books of Arms. Artist: Robert Cooke. (From page 37.)

Ichthyocentaur §

A heraldic monster formed by combining the front half of a centaur with a fish’s tail.

Default posture: erect. No proper coloration.

Artist: Ræv Kolfinnsson.