Book Of Traceable Heraldic Art

Rising

Cockatrice Rising Wings Displayed §

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

Default posture: statant wings addorsed. No proper coloration.

Artist: Iago ab Adam. Adapted from Wappenbuch Conrads von Grünenberg.

Bird Rising (1) §

A generic avian.

Default posture: close. No proper coloration.

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

Bird Rising (2) §

A generic avian.

Default posture: close. No proper coloration.

Source: Nobleza del Andaluzia. Artist unknown. (Arms of Coronel, folio 168r.)

Cock Rising §

A male chicken, known in modern English as a rooster.

Default posture: close. No proper coloration.

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

Crow Rising Wings Displayed §

A corvid, like the raven.

Default posture: close. Proper coloration: sable.

Artist: Jon Chesey. Adapted from Bruderschaftsbuch des Jülich-Bergischen Hubertusordens.

Crow Rising Maintaining A Slip of Holly §

A corvid, like the raven.

Default posture: close. Proper coloration: sable.

Artist: Ajir Tsagaan.

Duck Enraged §

A small waterfowl.

Default posture: close. No proper coloration.

Source: Pennsic Heralds’ Point Artists. Artist unknown.

Eagle Rising (1) §

A mighty bird.

Default posture: displayed. No proper coloration.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist unknown.

Eagle Rising (2) §

A mighty bird.

Default posture: displayed. No proper coloration.

Source: A Complete Guide to Heraldry. Artist: Graham Johnston. Adapted by Vémundr Syvursson.

Falcon Rising §

A bird of prey. May also be blazoned a “hawk.”

Default posture: close. Proper coloration: brown.

Source: SVG Heraldry Components. Artist: Nicholas de Estleche.

Russian Firebird Rising §

A mystical glowing bird of Russian legion, related to the Persian simurgh. No default posture. No proper coloration.

No longer registrable following a determination of post-period origin on the November 2014 cover letter.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist unknown.

Goose Enraged §

A waterfowl.

Default posture: close. No proper coloration.

The term “enraged” describes a goose rising, with neck outstretched, wings addorsed and elevated.

Source: Braunschweiger Wappenbuch. Artist: Gustav Völker.

Hawk Rising One Leg Raised §

A bird of prey. Heraldically equivalent to a falcon.

Default posture: close. No proper coloration.

Artist: Jessimond of Emerickeskepe.

Hummingbird Rising §

A swift bird. As a new-world creature, considered a Step From Period Practice (SFPP). Default posture: close. No proper coloration.

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

Owl Rising Wings Displayed §

A night-hunting bird of prey.

Default posture: close guardant. Proper coloration: brown, unless owl is blazoned as a type with distinctive coloration (e.g. a “snowy owl proper” would be argent).

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

Raven Rising (1) §

A corvid, like the crow, but typically drawn with “rough” or “hairy” feathers.

Default posture: close. Proper coloration: sable.

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

Raven Rising (2) §

A corvid, like the crow, but typically drawn with “rough” or “hairy” feathers.

Default posture: close. Proper coloration: sable.

Source: Pennsic Heralds’ Point Artists. Artist unknown.

Raven Rising Displayed §

A corvid, like the crow, but typically drawn with “rough” or “hairy” feathers. Default posture: close. Proper coloration: sable.

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

Raven Rising Displayed Regardant §

A corvid, like the crow, but typically drawn with “rough” or “hairy” feathers.

Default posture: close. Proper coloration: sable.

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

Simurgh Rising §

An imposing bird of Persian myth, related to the Russian firebird.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

As a non-European animal, considered a step from period practice (SFPP).

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist unknown.

Swan (1) §

A fierce waterfowl, resembling an unusually large and long-necked duck.

Default posture: rousant. No proper coloration.

The term “rousant” is used to describe a bird rising with wings addorsed.

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

Swan (2) §

A fierce waterfowl, resembling an unusually large and long-necked duck.

Default posture: rousant. No proper coloration.

The term “rousant” is used to describe a bird rising with wings addorsed.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art Archives. Artist: Ian Raven of Tadcaster.

Swan (3) §

A fierce waterfowl, resembling an unusually large and long-necked duck.

Default posture: rousant. No proper coloration.

The term “rousant” is used to describe a bird rising with wings addorsed.

Source: Some Feudal Lords and Their Seals. Artist unknown.

Swan Rising §

A fierce waterfowl, resembling an unusually large and long-necked duck.

Default posture: rousant. No proper coloration.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art Archives. Artist: Ian Raven of Tadcaster.

Harpy Rising Wings Addorsed §

A hybrid monster formed of a vulture with the head (and sometimes the torso) of a woman.

Default posture: close guardant. No proper coloration.

Source: Insignia Anglica. Artist unknown. Adapted by Forveleth Dunde.

Harpy Rising Wings Addorsed One Leg Raised §

A hybrid monster formed of a vulture with the head (and sometimes the torso) of a woman. Default posture: close guardant. No proper coloration.

Source: Insignia Anglica. Artist unknown. Adapted by Forveleth Dunde.

Harpy Rising Wings Displayed §

A hybrid monster formed of a vulture with the head (and sometimes the torso) of a woman.

Default posture: close guardant. No proper coloration.

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