Object Title

Pikeman's pot

Pikeman's pot

Date

1635

Object Number

IV.993

Provenance

Tower arsenal. Loan 12 to Edinburgh Castle.

Physical Description

The brim of the pot has a sunken border containing twenty-six brass-headed lining rivets of which eight are missing. The base of the skull is bordered by twenty lining rivets. The plume-holder is missing.


The brim is repaired with a large patch riveted by three rivets of which one is copper.

Inscriptions and Marks

Stamped with a crowned A and a pearled A.

Associations

Places England