England, Groton, Suffolk, Manor House (?)
Flashed glass; white glass with silver stain and enamel
68.6 x 38.1 (27 x 15)
Reversed helm may be a stopgap; numerous mending leads
Provenance: William Randolph Hearst, Los Angeles; P.W. French & Co.
Bibliography: French & Co. Stock Sheets, GCPA 0305094 (photograph only); J.J. Muskett, ed., Suffolk Manorial Families, 1 (Exeter, 1900), 1; Hearst sale (not in 1941 Hammer Gallery catalogue), 9, S/B Lot 1427, art. 205.
Collection: Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan)
Object/Accession: 58.127, Gift of K.T. Keller
Arms: Argent three chevrons gules overall a lion rampant sable langued azure (Winthrop of Groton); impaling: sable a bend argent between two cotises dancetty or differenced with a martlet and a crescent sable at dexter chief (Clopton); helm with torse or and azure and mantling gules lined argent; crest: a bear’s head sable semy of estoiles or differenced with a crescent or at middle base
Inscription: BREVIOR EVO[.]VITUR ORBE