Stamp of Heynings Priory
ID
 
593
 
Original Country
 
England
 
Region
 
Lincolnshire
 
Community
  
Sorting Title
 
Stamp of Heynings Priory
 
Subject
 

Description: In the center of the pointed oval stamp, the Virgin Mary sits on a bench beneath an architectural canopy with a suckling Christ Child, cross-nimbed, seated on her left knee. Around the Virgin are stars, a sun, a crescent moon, and three rosettes. Above the canopy, two angels swing censers.

Border inscription: S(IGILLVM) SANCTE MARIE ET CO(N)UENTVS HEYNINGE.

 
Creation Date
 
1225-1249
 
Century
 
13th
 
Style Genre
 
Gothic
 
Format Medium
 

wax stamp

 
Historical Context
 

Cistercian Priory of Heyninges, S. Mary founded for nuns.

 
Current Repository
 

London: British Museum

 
Repository Number
 
Birch 3278
 
Image Source
 
Index of Christian Art
 
Photo Repo Number
 
23 L84 MBr S5,46 101663
 
Contributor
 
Lisa Tom
 
Image of Stamp of Heynings Priory.