Crests

Crests and emblems

 

Peruzzi
Peruzzi
100_4188 Scarperia
Scarperia

100_3637100_3640100_3638100_3639Crest 1crest 2Crest 4Crest 5Oltrarno crest detail

 

The architecture of Florence is richly adorned with the symbols and hereditary crests of its great families. The Medici balls are ubiquitous. Do you recognise any of these interesting motifs? Please comment if you do – I’d be fascinated to hear about them. Any language welcome.

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