Book Of Traceable Heraldic Art

Spade

See also: Spade in Pictorial Dictionary of Heraldry.

Spade (1) §

A digging tool for making holes in dirt, with a long wood handle and a flat blade, often reinforced along the edge with a metal spade-iron. Default orientation: handle to chief. Proper coloration: brown wood.

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

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Spade (2) §

A digging tool for making holes in dirt, with a long wood handle and a flat blade, often reinforced along the edge with a metal spade-iron.

Default orientation: handle to chief. Proper coloration: brown wood.

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

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Spade (3) §

A digging tool for making holes in dirt, with a long wood handle and a flat blade, often reinforced along the edge with a metal spade-iron.

Default orientation: handle to chief. Proper coloration: brown wood.

Source: Opus Insignium Armorumque. (Folio 120.) Artist: Johann Weikhard von Valvasor. Adapted by Mathghamhain Ua Ruadháin.

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Spade (4) §

A digging tool for making holes in dirt, with a long wood handle and a flat blade, often reinforced along the edge with a metal spade-iron.

Default orientation: handle to chief. Proper coloration: brown wood.

Source: Siebmacher’s Wappenbuch of 1605. Artist: Johann Siebmacher. (Folio 176, arms of Schwanbergk.) Adapted by Mathghamhain Ua Ruadháin.

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Spade (5) §

A digging tool for making holes in dirt, with a long wood handle and a flat blade, often reinforced along the edge with a metal spade-iron. Default orientation: handle to chief. Proper coloration: brown wood.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist unknown.

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Spade-Iron §

A reinforcing edge applied to a spade.

Default orientation: point to base. No proper coloration.

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

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