Object Title

Bacinet

Bacinet

Date

1850

Object Number

XXI.8

Provenance

Said to have been bought in 1852.

Physical Description

Tall egg-shaped skull with slight central ridge. Straight lower edge around which are a series of round headed rivets some of which carry small steel loops as if for a camail. The surface is corroded and there is a shattered hole in the left side. The general apperance is of the early 14th century but the metal is thin and the corrosion spurious.

Dimensions

Weight: Overall weight: 2 lb. 4 oz.

Associations

Places England

Bibliographic References

Viscount Dillon, Illustrated guide to the Armouries, London, 1910.