Wednesday, March 4, 2009

Lindquistringes for Jakob Winkelmann von Sohren

finished scrolloriginal model
JakobSan Florianensis
Codex San-Florianensis III, 5, folio 184

Text: Carolingian miniscule, reading:

Due commendations and greetings to the barons, lords, and gentles of Drachenwald from the king and queen, Marcus and Cecilia. By these presents let all know that the request of the populace and by our own wish, and in recognition of the deeds, the service he has rendered unto us, we offer to Jakob Winkelmann von Söhren entrance into our Orden des Lindquistringes and the right to bear the badge of the order, a ring formed of a wingless dragon Or maintaining in its mouth and claws a gem gules. Done this DAY of May, anno societatis xliv.

Completed Feb. 21 and Mar. 4. Paints: Talens gouache, gold, vermillion, carmine, black intenso, white, ultramarine light, and verdigris.

© 2009, Sara L. Uckelman.

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