[Vintners' Company Coat of Arms]St. Martin Patron
Engraving, sheet 180 x 245mm (7 x 9˝"). Glued to album sheet; 18th century engraving of Vinters' Hall verso.
The coat of arms of the Vinters' Company, one of the Twelve Great City of London Livery Companies (it was placed eleven out of the twelve in the 1515 order of precedence). The crest depicts three tuns (large barrels) used for transporting wine, with satyrs holding flasks perched above. St. Martin is the patron saint of the company. From "Londons Armory Accuratly delineated in a Graphical display of all the Arms, Crests, Supporters, Mantles and Motto’s of every distinct Company and Corporate Societie in the Honourable City of London". View of Vintners Hall on Upper Thames Street verso.
[Ref: 37624] £160.00