Object Title

Pikeman's pot

Pikeman's pot

Date

1635

Object Number

IV.989

Provenance

Tower arsenal. Loan 12 to Edinburgh Castle

Physical Description

Two piece skull joined in low comb and sunken border. The pot has thirty-one brass-capped lining rivets in the brim of which three are missing. The base of the skull is bordered by thirty-one brass-capped lining rivets. There is a double incised line decoration. There is a plume-holder at the rear of the skull.

Inscriptions and Marks

The pot is stamped with a crowned A and an S

Associations

Places England