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Alessandro’s Black Bolt

Finished scrollAward of the Black Bolt
AoA Award for prowess and chivalry in artillery activities
For Alessandro of Falcon’s Keep

Based on MS. Douce 5. Psalter, Flemish Folios 38 verso to 105.
Circa 1320-1330

Dimensions 95 x 65 mm – recreated at actual size on Bristol Board with gouache.

Presented on 3/22/2014 at Las Aventuras de la Liebra Iberica (Haire Affaire)
Presenting Royalty: Hrodir III and Anne II

Matthias’s Hand of Tyr

Mongolian TyrOrder of the Hand of Tyr
GoA Level Award for Service
For Matthias of Rolling Oaks

Mongol passport (paizi), Yuan dynasty (1271–1368), 13th century Iron with silver inlay; H. 7 1/8 in. (18.1 cm) http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/works-of-art/1993.256

Recreated by acid etching a steel plate from Master Thorbjorn Greysides shop.

Presented on 1/25/2014 at It’s Only a Flesh Wound
Presenting Royalty: Hrodir III and Anne II

 

Prudence’s pyxis

2014-01-03 23.11.33 - CopyOrder of the Pyxis
For Prudence Goodheart of Wyewood

Presented on 1/4/2014 at Nordskogen Twelfth Night
Presenting Royalty: Hrodir III and Anne II

Based on – Francesco Marmitta. ‘Leaf from Rangoni Bentivoglio Book of Hours,’ ca. 1505. ink, paint and gold on parchment. Walters Art Museum (W.469.48V): Acquired by Henry Walters.

Francesco Marmitta. 'Leaf from Rangoni Bentivoglio Book of Hours,' ca. 1505. ink, paint and gold on parchment. Walters Art Museum (W.469.48V): Acquired by Henry Walters.
Francesco Marmitta. ‘Leaf from Rangoni Bentivoglio Book of Hours,’ ca. 1505. ink, paint and gold on parchment. Walters Art Museum (W.469.48V): Acquired by Henry Walters.

Katerina’s Pyxis

2013-12-04 21.02.39 - Copy 2013-12-06 19.24.37 - CopyOrder of the Pyxis
Non-armigerous order for great effort at researching, creating and maintaining a period persona and atmosphere

Based on Les Tres Riches Heures de Metz
Circa 1300-1310

Dimensions 3.75 x 4.75 – recreated at actual size on Bristol Board with gouache. I used her personal device in the upper left and the miniature features her in one of her amazing hats.

Persona: Katerina Unru

Presented on 12/7/2013 at Feast of Bull’s Head
Presenting Royalty: Hrodir III and Anne II

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Black Flame

Award of the Black Flame (AoA A&S)
Persona: James Helmsmith
Presented on 10/12/2013 at Fall Crown 2013
Presenting Royalty: Hrodir III and Anne II

Initial D: The Cross; Taddeo Crivelli, Italian, died about 1479, active about 1451 - 1479; Ferrara, Italy, Emilia-Romagna, Europe; about 1469; Tempera colors, gold paint, gold leaf, and ink on parchment; Leaf: 10.8 x 7.9 cm (4 1/4 x 3 1/8 in.); 83.ML.109.102v
Initial D: The Cross; Taddeo Crivelli, Italian, died about 1479, active about 1451 – 1479; Ferrara, Italy, Emilia-Romagna, Europe; about 1469; Tempera colors, gold paint, gold leaf, and ink on parchment; Leaf: 10.8 x 7.9 cm (4 1/4 x 3 1/8 in.); 83.ML.109.102v