Book Of Traceable Heraldic Art

Glissant

Sea-Serpent Ondoyant (1) §

An aquatic snake.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist unknown.

Sea-Serpent Ondoyant (2) §

An aquatic snake.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

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

Serpent Glissant (1) §

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 unknown.

Serpent Glissant (2) §

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

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: Scheibler Armorial. Artist unknown. (Arms of Elchingen, folio 88.)

Serpent Glissant (3) §

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

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: Pennsic Heralds’ Point Artists. Artist unknown.

Serpent Glissant (4) §

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

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Artist: Ræv Kolfinnsson. Adapted by Mathghamhain Ua Ruadháin.

Serpent Glissant Palewise §

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 Glissant Palewise 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 Glissant Palewise 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.)

Winged Serpent Glissant §

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

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Artist: Ræv Kolfinnsson.