Order of the Pyxis for Aigeline Li Merciers

Award: Order of the Pyxis for Aigeline Li MerciersDate: Ethereal Gulf Wars CourtPaper: 2×3″ on vellumIllumination: Gouache and period pigments, Colira Arabic gold, iron gall inkCalligraphy: Iron gall inkInspiration: Très petites heures d’Anne de Bretagne – f.25v On account of her effort in maintaining a period appearance do we, Reine Jehanette, induct Aigeline Li MerciersContinue reading “Order of the Pyxis for Aigeline Li Merciers”

Award of the Palfrey for Susanna Sparke of Cheshire

Award: Award of the Palfrey for Susanna Sparke of CheshireDate: Ethereal Gulf Wars CourtPaper: 5×7″ on pergamenataIllumination: Gouache and period pigments (yellow ochre), Colira Arabic gold, iron gall inkCalligraphy: Iron gall inkInspiration: The Hours of Elizabeth the Queen, Add MS 50001 f.50v Hear all the good deeds of a most deserving gentle, one who hasContinue reading “Award of the Palfrey for Susanna Sparke of Cheshire”

Award of the Black Flame for Joan the Lewd

Award: Award of the Black Flame for Joan the LewdDate: Ethereal Gulf Wars CourtPaper: 5×7″ on pergamenataIllumination: Gouache and period pigments (yellow ochre), Colira Arabic gold, iron gall inkCalligraphy: Iron gall inkInspiration: Da Costa Hours – MS M.399, fol. 177 In recognition of her exceptional skill in the arts of jewelry-making and metal-working, among others,Continue reading “Award of the Black Flame for Joan the Lewd”

Award of the Griffin’s Claw for Ysolt Pais de Cuer

Award: Award of the Griffin’s Claw for Ysolt Pais de CuerDate: Kingdom A&S 2020Paper: 8×10″ on pergamenataIllumination: Gouache and period pigments (yellow ochre), Finetec/Colira Arabic gold, iron gall inkCalligraphy: Iron gall inkInspiration: Spinola Hours – Ms. Ludwig IX 18 (83.ML.114), fol. 298v This and Abelard’s were my auction commissions from the 2019 Northshield auction. TheyContinue reading “Award of the Griffin’s Claw for Ysolt Pais de Cuer”

Award of Arms for Abelard die Elster

Award: Award of Arms for Abelard die ElsterDate: Kingdom A&S 2020Paper: 8×10″ on pergamenataIllumination: Gouache and period pigments (ultramarine), Finetec/Colira Arabic gold, iron gall inkCalligraphy: Iron gall inkInspiration: Beaufort Beauchamp Book of Hours – Royal MS 2 A XVIII f.12r This and Ysolt’s were my auction commissions from the 2019 Northshield auction. They are replacementContinue reading “Award of Arms for Abelard die Elster”