Shield of Leyviller

Byzantine mosaic shield made with Venetian enamel

 

Dimensions :0,70 x 0,56

 

Description : Part of face with an embodied right arm, clothed in azure, moving in a silver cloud, holding high a silver sword decorated with gold, accosted with two golden stones, and from sand to the silver lion, armed and crowned of gold.

 

Origin : Old lords arms’. Bishopric of Metz on the right, Varsberg on the left.