England, Cassiobury House, Hertfordshire
Pot metal; white glass with silver stain and enamel (?); abraded red
A: 61.0 x 36.8 (24 x 14 1/2); B: 59.7 x 35.6 (23 1/2 x 14); C: 52.0 x 31.7 (20 1/2 x 12 1/2)
Condition/replacements not noted
Provenance: Thomas and Drake, London; Mr. and Mrs. FitzEugene Dixon, Ronaele Manor, Elkins Park, Pa.
Bibliography: Eden (1927), 3-5, pl. 4 (A), 1-3, pl. 1 (B), 78-80, pl. 53 (C); Clarke (1930), 331 ill. (B).
Collection: Philadelphia Museum of Art (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
Object/Accession: A. 52-90-10; B. 52-90-9; C. 69-226-7
Given by FitzEugene Dixon, Jr.
A. Arms of William Parr (Earl of Essex 1543-1546/1547). Arms: Quarterly of 10: l argent two bars azure within a bordure engrailed sable (Parr); 2 or three water-bougets sable (Ros of Kendal); 3 azure three stags trippant or (Green of Greens Norton); 4 gules a chevron between three crosses crosslet, in chief a lion passant or (Mablethorpe); 5 azure three chevronels in base interlaced or, a chief or (FitzHugh); 6 vair a fess gules (Marmion); 7 or three chevrons gules a chief vair (St. Quentin); 8 gules a bend between six crosses crosslet or (Furneaulx); 9 barry (of eight) argent and gules a fleur-de? lis sable (Staveley); IO barry of ten or and azure an eagle displayed gules (Gernegan); within a garter, ensigned with an earl’s coronet.; B. Arms of John Dudley (d. 1553) Arms: Quarterly of 14: l or a lion rampant double queued vert (Dudley); 2 barry wavy of six azure and argent a chief or (Bideford); 3 barry of six argent and azure in chief three torteaux (Grey of Codnor), impaling or a maunch gules (Hastings), over all a label of three points argent; 4 argent a cross flory azure (Malpas); 5 or two lions passant azure (Somery of Dudley); 6 gules seven mascles or, three, three and one conjoined (Ferrers of Groby); 7 barry of ten argen t and azure an orle of ten martlets gules (de Valence); 8 azure a lion rampant within a bordure or (Belisme); 9 gules a lion rampant within a bordure engrailed or (Talbot, Earl of Shrewsbury); 10 chequy or and azure a chevron ermine (Newburgh); 11 gules a fess between six crosses crosslet or (Beauchamp, Earl of Warwick); 12 gules, a chevron between ten crosses pa ty, six in chief and four in base, argent (Berkeley, Earl of Berkeley); 13 or a fess between two chevrons sable (Lisle); 14 gules a lion passant gardant argent crowned or (L’Isle, Baron de L’Isle); with an escutcheon of pretence, or a saltire between four martlets sable (Guilford); argent a bend engrailed gules a chief sable (Haldane) quarterly; within a garter, ensigned with a coronet.; C. Arms of William Paulet (d. 1571/1572). Arms: Quarterly of 9: 1 sable three swords in pile, points in base, argent, pommels and hilts or in chief a crescent or (Paulet); 2 gules three water-bougets ermine (Ros); 3 barry of six or and vert a bendlet gules, in a chief crescent for difference (Poynings); 4 argent on a chief gules two mullets or (St. John); 5 argen t a fret and a canton sable (Earby); 6 barry of six ermine and gules (Hussey); 7 azure a f ess between three fleurs-de-lis or (Skelton of Papcastle); 8 argent a griffin segreant gules (Botreaux); 9 argent six martlets sable, three, two and one (Delamare); within a garter, ensigned with a coronet
Inscriptions: A. and B. HONI SOIT QUI MAL Y PENSE; C. HONI SOYT QUY MAL Y PENCE
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