Object Title

Pot

Pot

Date

1640

Object Number

IV.664

Provenance

Tower arsenal.

Physical Description

The skull is made in two pieces joined in a low comb and a narrow, dipping peak. The neckguard is of one piece embossed to simulate four lames. It is decorated with three rows of rivets ending in triangles at the bottom, of which two rivets are missing. At the rear is a plume holder. The main edges have plain inward turns with recessed borders, on the neckguard containing thirteen round headed lining rivets with square washers. Round the front of the skull are eighteen more. There is a hole for the missing nasal, and above is the nasal bracket and screw. It is painted black.

Dimensions

Dimensions: width 240 mm, depth 400 mm Weight: 1285 g

Inscriptions and Marks

Probably stamped crowned IR at the right of the peak.

Associations

Places Netherlands