Object Title

Pot

Pot

Date

1650

Object Number

IV.656

Provenance

Tower arsenal.

Physical Description

The skull is made in two pieces joined in a low comb. The pivoted peak is narrow and flat, with a triple bar faceguard. The neckguard is of one piece embossed to simulate three lames. The main edges have plain inward turns, bordered on the neckguard by seven round headed lining rivets with square washers, two more at either side for the missing cheekpieces and by four flush lining rivets round the front of the skull. It is painted black.

Dimensions

Dimensions: height 310 mm, width 200 mm, depth 395 mm Weight: 1600 g

Inscriptions and Marks

Stamped large RB on the peak, and probably helmeted A on the tail.

Associations

Places England