Object Title

Pikeman's pot

Pikeman's pot



Object Number



Old Tower Collection. Returned from loan 13 to Dartmouth Castle, 29 September 1988.

Physical Description

It has a hemispherical skull with an integral brim. It is of two piece construction, joined in a low comb. The main edge has a plain, inward turn with a sunken border once containing sixteen lining rivets, of which the foremost is missing. The base of the skull is encircled by fourteen rivets. At the rear of the skull is a plume holder. The front of the brim at the right is pierced with a hole.

Inscriptions and Marks

Struck at the left of the brim with a crowned IR for the Arsenal of James II.


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