Book Of Traceable Heraldic Art

Mirror

See also: Mirror in Pictorial Dictionary of Heraldry.

A reflective surface used to view oneself.

Hand Mirror (1) §

Default orientation: handle to base. No proper coloration.

The central portion may be specifically blazoned as

“a mirror tincture silvered (or glassed) tincture.”

Hand Mirror (2) §

Default orientation: handle to base. No proper coloration. The central portion may be specifically blazoned as “a mirror tincture silvered (or glassed) tincture.”

Source: Zurich Roll. Artist unknown. (Folio 2r, arms of Spiegelberg.) Adapted by Mathghamhain Ua Ruadháin.

Wall Mirror §

No default orientation. No proper coloration.

The central portion may be specifically blazoned as “a mirror tincture silvered (or glassed) tincture.”

Source: Siebmacher’s Wappenbuch of 1605. Artist: Johann Siebmacher. (Arms of Stuben, page 117.)