Understanding stemma description

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Understanding stemma description

Postby Anizio » 22 Nov 2015, 09:29

Hello,

one of my ancestral families has a coat of arms and a corresponding description of it in colour. I however cannot understand how the description would work out visually.

This is the description of what the coat of arms should look like:
troncato:
nel primo d'oro al lupo rapace al naturale saliente su un monte di 6 cime d'azzurro
Nel secondo d'argento al palo scaccato del campo e d'azzurro, accostato da due gigli del secondo.
Alla fascia d'oro caricata da un'aquila coronata di nero, sulla troncatura.
Cimiero: La figura della Giustizia nascente.


attached is a black and white sketch of it, the only one visual image of the coat of arms I know to exist.

Can someone explain to me how the colours in the description would actually look on the sketch (if the sketch is accurate)
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Re: Understanding stemma description

Postby liviomoreno » 22 Nov 2015, 11:35

My best guess...

Anizio wrote:Hello,

one of my ancestral families has a coat of arms and a corresponding description of it in colour. I however cannot understand how the description would work out visually.

This is the description of what the coat of arms should look like:
troncato:
nel primo d'oro al lupo rapace al naturale saliente su un monte di 6 cime d'azzurro
The upper part of the shield has a gold background and a wild wolf climbing a mountain with 6 light blue peaks
Nel secondo d'argento al palo scaccato del campo e d'azzurro, accostato da due gigli del secondo.
The lower part has a silver background, the vertical pole has light blue and silver squares. There's no color for the lilies
Alla fascia d'oro caricata da un'aquila coronata di nero, sulla troncatura.
The middle stripe is golden and the crowned eagle is black
Cimiero: La figura della Giustizia nascente
The crest shows the Justice.


attached is a black and white sketch of it, the only one visual image of the coat of arms I know to exist.

Can someone explain to me how the colours in the description would actually look on the sketch (if the sketch is accurate)

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Re: Understanding stemma description

Postby liviomoreno » 22 Nov 2015, 11:45

More or less like this:
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Re: Understanding stemma description

Postby Anizio » 23 Nov 2015, 05:35

Thats also what I thought it might be. Looks strange :p

Thanks!
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