Object Title

Pikeman's pot

Pikeman's pot

Date

1635

Object Number

IV.991

Provenance

Tower arsenal. Loan 12 to Edinburgh Castle

Physical Description

The pot is made in two parts and has a double incised line decoration. The brim has a sunken border containing twenty-seven brass-capped lining rivets of which five are missing. The base of the skull is bordered by sixteen lining rivets. At the rear of the pot is a plume-holder pierced with three holes and attached by two brass-capped rivets. There is a hole in the brim.

Inscriptions and Marks

There is a crowned A and C stamped in the brim.

Associations

Places England