Object Title

Pikeman's pot

Pikeman's pot

Date

1640

Object Number

IV.990

Provenance

Loan 12 to Edinburgh Castle

Physical Description

The pot is made of two pieces. The brim has a sunken border containing sixteen lining rivets. The base of the skull is bordered by fourteen lining rivets. At the rear of the skull is a plume-holder with a single incised line around the top. Painted black (?)

Inscriptions and Marks

There is a crowned IR stamped on the left side of the brim.

Associations

Places Netherlands