Playing card showing a potter at the wheel, 1455

Hafnerin, Böhmen (Bohemian Potter-woman) seated on a stool on a raised wooden platform with potter's wheel, cutting stripes into a vase. A banner seems to rise and curl out of the vase.

Idea: Implement heraldry within paintings

Flags as Coats of Arms of Germanic princes, barons knights, cities, earls & electors. The book's Blazons use the grammar of heraldry to describe the colors to be applied by the manuscript painter(s). Jacob Kallenberg (I.

Gothic Spanish-suited cards

"": uncut sheet showing fifteen playing cards, century. Discovered in the book cover of a Catalan manuscript volume of Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya (Barcelona).

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Swiss playing cards, c. The Swiss suit system of shields, acorns, hawkbells and flowers began in the century. These were discovered inside a book cover and reproduced in

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by for UK April 2012 Samantha Hillerby Val Garland Elsa Durrens Jean-Hugues de Chatillon Digital Jean-Marc Guillaume at Atelier Lumire Editor: Lucina Chambers

Tarot pack: Geography and Heraldry: complete pack of 62 playing-cards for the game of tarocchino, giving instruction in both heraldry and geography; bound (at the British Museum) as a small book Hand-coloured woodcut, etching Backs woodcut with a seated female figure with a feathered headdress and spear, her left hand resting on an upright chequer board, lettered "Divisione dell'Europa"; printed in black. 1725

Tarot pack: Geography and Heraldry: complete pack of 62 playing-cards for the game of tarocchino, giving instruction in both heraldry and geography; bound (at the British Museum) as a small book Hand-coloured woodcut, etching Backs woodcut with a seated female figure with a feathered headdress and spear, her left hand resting on an upright chequer board, lettered "Divisione dell'Europa"; printed in black. 1725


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