Object Title

Pot

Pot

Date

1640

Object Number

IV.174

Provenance

Tower Arsenal

Physical Description

Skull made in two halves joined in low comb, an adjustable nasal-guard fitted at the front and a plume-tube at the back. Triangular cheekpieces. The neck guard is of one piece embossed to simulate four lames. The surface is blackened.

Dimensions

Dimensions: height 280mm; width 410mm; depth 272mm Weight: 1.31 kg

Inscriptions and Marks

The brim is stamped crowned IR.

Bibliographic References

A.R. Dufty and W. Reid, European Armour in the Tower of London, 1968, plate CV.