Panel with Washington Coat-of-Arms

Object Name: 
Panel with Washington Coat-of-Arms

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Object Name: 
Panel with Washington Coat-of-Arms
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
57.2.10 A
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 48.6 cm; W: 31.9 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1588
Web Description: 
These windows, with the coat of arms of George Washington’s ancestors, were in Sulgrave Manor in England for several centuries. President Washington descended seventh in line from Laurence Washington, who bought the manor from King Henry VIII in 1539.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Sitwell, Sacheverell, Former Collection
Category: 
Color: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
1588
Date
Washington / and Butler
Inscription
Primary Description: 
Stained glass panel of irregular, oval shape with Washington coat-of-arms on the left side; impaling. On the right side Butler coat-of-arms: Azure (blue) a chevron or (gold) between three covered cups (urns?) or (gold). Inscribed above, "1588;" below, in initial capitals and miniscules: "Washington/ and Butler."
Stained Glass Before 1700 in Upstate New York (2004) illustrated, pp. 87-90; 92-93; Pl. 10; BIB# 86517
The World of George Washington (1974) illustrated, p. 17; BIB# 18864
George Washington's Great- Great- Great- Great- Great-Grandfather Slept Here (1957-10) p. 112, front and back covers;
Washington's Coat of Arms Coming to America (1957-06-23) illustrated, Front Page Ill.;
Discoveries and Acquisitions: News of Art and Archaeology (1957-06-08) illustrated, p. 951, bottom right;
Two Washington Ancestral Panels Are Sold (1957-06-01) illustrated, Sec. I, right ill.;
Sale Room (1957-06-01)
Exceptional Prices in the Sale Room (1957-06-01)
£3,200 Paid For Stained Glass Coat of Arms (1957-06-01) illustrated, ill., left;
High Prices for French Antiques (1957-06-01) illustrated, ill., right;
Sotheby's 213th season (1956) illustrated, p. [34]; BIB# 24713
Life of George Washington (1855) p. 34, note;