Object Title

Pikeman's pot

Pikeman's pot

Date

1635

Object Number

IV.987

Provenance

Loan 12 to Edinburgh Castle

Physical Description

Two piece skull joined in low comb and sunken border. The pot has twenty-seven lini8ng rivets in the brim of which three are missing. The base of the skull is bordered by seventeen lining rivets of which five are missing. There is a double incised line decoration around the skull and a plume-holder at the rear.

Inscriptions and Marks

The right fornt of the brim is stamped with a crowned A and an indistinguisable mark.

Associations

Places England