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A Cast Iron Bournemouth Council Coat of Arms



Stock No.10104

A small cast iron antique Coat of Arms of Bournemouth Borough Council whose large coastal resort lies on the south coast of Hampshire in England. The Arms were granted on 24th March 1891 and quarterly depict a Cross Flory between a Lion rampant holding a Rose between the paws in the first and fourth quar­ters, six Martlets in the second and four quarters and Salmon naiant in the third. The crest with a knights helmet beneath a wreath upon a mount depicting a tree and four emblematic roses.
The Motto 'Pulchritudeo et Salubritas' at the base translates as 'Beauty & Health' or 'Handsome is as Handsome does'.
English late 19th century.

width height Depth
8 12"
21.5 cms
38 cms
2.5 cms

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