Worshipful Company of Painter-Stainers
WORSHIPFUL COMPANY OF PAINTER-STAINERS
Arms : Quarterly first and fourth azure, three escutcheons, two and one, argent; second and third, azure a chevron between three phoenix heads erased Or beaked gules.
Crest: On a wreath Or and gules, a phoenix proper. Mantled azure, doubled ermine.
Supporters: On either side a panther argent spotted with various colours, ducally crowned, collared and chained Or.
Motto: Amor queat obedientiam.
The arms were recorded at the Visitation of 1634. The original arms (which consisted of the second and third quarters above) and the crest were granted in 1486, recorded at the Visitation of 1568 and confirmed 6 October 1530.
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Literature : Bromley and Child, 1960