Object Title

Pot

Pot

Date

1650

Object Number

IV.658

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 flush lining rivets, two round headed rivets with square washers and a decorative rivet at the left and three round headed rivets with square washers at the right for the missing cheekpieces and by three flush rivets round the front of the skull. It is painted black.

Dimensions

Dimensions: height 305 mm, width 225 mm, depth 385 mm Weight: 1745 g

Inscriptions and Marks

Stamped cross of St George on the tail, a construction mark II inside skull and tail.

Associations

Places England