Object Title

Harquebusier's pot

Harquebusier's pot

Date

1650

Object Number

IV.874

Provenance

Purchased 15 November 1985. From the Armoury of littlecote House, H2.

Physical Description

Two piece skull joined in low comb. One piece neckguard embossed to simulate three lames. Pivoted peak with triple bar face-guard. One original cheekpiece and one restored in Feb,1986

Dimensions

Dimensions: Skull Height: 15.5 cm ( 6.1 in), Skull Width: 18.6 cm ( 7.3 in), Skull Depth: 22.8 cm ( 9.0 in), Overall Depth: 38.5 cm ( 15.2 in), Face-guard Height: 21.5 cm ( 8.5 in) Weight: 1.6 kg ( 3 lb 10 oz)

Inscriptions and Marks

None

Associations

Places England

Bibliographic References

Sotheby's, The Contents of Littlecote House, Vol.II, 22 November 1985, lot 111.

Notes

In 1985 in the Great hall, N wall, E alcove, left group, with III.1966, III.2004, III.2047 and III.2048