Object Title

Harquebusier's pot

Harquebusier's pot

Date

1645

Object Number

IV.876

Provenance

Purchased 15 November 1985. From the Armoury of littlecote House, H4.

Physical Description

Two piece skull joined in low comb. One piece neckguard embossed to simulate three lames. Pivoted peak with triple bar face-guard. Cheek pieces restored.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Skull Height: 15.2 cm (6.0 in), Skull Width: 19.0 cm (7.6 in), Skull Depth: 24.2 cm (9.6 in), Overall Depth: 43.0 cm (17.0 in), Face-guard Height: 21.5 cm (8.5 in) Weight: 2.0 kg (4 lb 8 oz)

Inscriptions and Marks

Stamped at the right of the peak with the combined AN mark of Anthony Newman.

Bibliographic References

Sotheby's, The Contents of Littlecote House, Vol.II, 22 November 1985, lot 110.

P Connor (ed) All the Queen's horses, Lexington, Kentucky Horse Park, 2003:

Notes

In 1985 in the Great hall, N wall, E alcove, right group, with III.1968, III.2006, III.2051 and III.2052.