Object Title

Pikeman's pot

Pikeman's pot

Date

1635

Object Number

IV.985

Provenance

Loan 12 to Edinburgh Castle

Physical Description

The pot is made of two pieces. The brim has a sunken border containing twenty-five lining rivets of which one is missing. The base of the skull is bordered by two incised lines between which are twenty lining rivets. There is a plume holder at the rear.


The pot is painted black.

Inscriptions and Marks

There are two illegible marks on the left of the brim.

Associations

Places England