Object Title

Pot

Pot

Date

1650

Object Number

IV.659

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 angled inwards. The neckguard is of one piece embossed to simulate three lames. The main edges have plain inward turns, bordered on the neckguard by six of 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. There is a suspension hole at either side of the tail.

Dimensions

Dimensions: height 320 mm, width 220 mm, depth 415 mm Weight: 1585 g

Inscriptions and Marks

Stamped M on peak, inside construction marks XXX on peak and tail, 4 wedges on skull.

Associations

Places England