Book Of Traceable Heraldic Art

Escarbuncle

See also: Escarbuncle in Pictorial Dictionary of Heraldry.

Escarbuncle (1) §

A cross and saltire nowy.

Default orientation: one arm to chief. No proper coloration.

Typically shown with ends fleury, as here.

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

Escarbuncle (2) §

A cross and saltire nowy.

Default orientation: one arm to chief. No proper coloration.

Typically shown with ends fleury, as here.

Source: Wappenbuch der Arlberg-Bruderschaft. Artist: Vigil Raber. (Folio 42.)

Escarbuncle (3) §

A cross and saltire nowy.

Default orientation: one arm to chief. No proper coloration. Typically shown with ends fleury, as here.

Source: Le Blason Des Armoiries. Artist: Jérôme de Bara. (Page 54.)

Escarbuncle (4) §

A cross and saltire nowy.

Default orientation: one arm to chief. No proper coloration. Typically shown with ends fleury, as here.

Source: Insegne di Varii Prencipi et Case Illustri d'Italia e Altre Provincie. Artist unknown. (Page 7, ancient arms of Gascony. )

Escarbuncle (5) §

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A cross and saltire nowy.

Default orientation: one arm to chief. No proper coloration.

Source: Le second volume de la premiere partye du blason d'armoiries. Artist unknown. (Folio 123v.)

Escarbuncle of 6 Points §

A modified escarbuncle with only six arms instead of the default eight. Default orientation: one arm to chief. No proper coloration.

Sometimes used to represent a snowflake, which is not a registrable charge as the form of snowflakes was not discovered until the post-period invention of more powerful lenses.

Source: Viking Answer Lady SVG Images For Heralds. Artist: Gunnvôr silfrahárr. Adapted by Mathghamhain Ua Ruadháin.