Object Title

Pot

Pot

Date

1640

Object Number

IV.665

Provenance

Tower arsenal.

Physical Description

The skull is made in two pieces joined in a low comb and a narrow, sloping 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. The main edges have plain inward turns with recessed borders, on the neckguard containing eleven round headed lining rivets with square washers. Round the front of the skull are twelve more, while there are eight decorative rivets on the peak. There are holes for the missing nasal and its bracket and screw. It is painted black, corroding underneath the paint. There is a suspension hole at either side of the tail.

Dimensions

Dimensions: width 210 mm, depth 350 mm Weight: 1360 g

Inscriptions and Marks

Stamped crowned IR at the right of the peak. In chalk inside 5 TM.

Associations

Places Netherlands