Object Title

Harquebusier's pot

Harquebusier's pot

Date

1650

Object Number

IV.883

Provenance

Purchased 15 November 1985. From the Armoury of littlecote House, H13.

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 February 1986.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Skull Height: 15.7 cm ( 6.2 in), Skull Width: 19.8 cm ( 7.8 in), Skull Depth: 21.8 cm ( 8.6 in), Overall Depth: 38.3 cm ( 15.1 in), Face-guard Height: 19.8 cm ( 7.8 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 32.

Notes

In 1985 in the Great hall, N wall, W alcove, right group, with III.1973, III.2011, III.2057 and III.2058.