Book Of Traceable Heraldic Art

Swan

See also: Swan in Pictorial Dictionary of Heraldry.

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

Swan (1) §

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) §

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) §

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 Close (1) §

Default posture: rousant. No proper coloration.

Artist: Jon Chesey. Adapted from Anton Tirol's Wappenbuch (German, c. 1540).

Swan Close (2) §

Default posture: rousant. No proper coloration.

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

Swan Close (3) §

Default posture: rousant. No proper coloration.

Artist: Kitta Refr.

Swan Rising §

Default posture: rousant. No proper coloration.

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

Swan Naiant (1) §

Default posture: rousant. No proper coloration.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist unknown.

Swan Naiant (2) §

Default posture: rousant. No proper coloration.

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

Swan Naiant (3) §

Default posture: rousant. No proper coloration.

Artist: Jessimond of Emerickeskepe.

Swan Naiant Regardant §

Default posture: rousant. No proper coloration.

Source: Pennsic Heralds’ Point Artists. Artist unknown.

Swan Naiant Wings Addorsed §

Default posture: rousant. No proper coloration.

Artist: Jessimond of Emerickeskepe.

Swan Volant §

Default posture: rousant. No proper coloration.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist unknown.

Double-Headed Swan Displayed §

Default posture: rousant. No proper coloration.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist unknown.

Swan's Head Couped §

Default posture: rousant. No proper coloration.

Source: Zurich Roll. Artist unknown. Adapted by Mathghamhain Ua Ruadháin.