Object Title

Secret

Secret

Date

1671-1699

Object Number

IV.1501

Provenance

Bowyer Tower, AS 87 (1989)

Physical Description

It is roughly hemispherical in form with a slightly flattened top. It is made in one piece with a pair of vertical slits at the front and at either side of the rear, each of which has cropped corners at its lower edge. The lower edge is pierced with a horizontal, rectangular slot at the front. Between and just above the level of the tops of the slits at the right rear is a large, circular hole, possibly for securing the upturned brim of the hat. Painted black.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Height:10.5 cm ( 4.1 in), Width:19.5 cm ( 7.7 in), Depth: 21.7 cm (8.5 in) Weight: 0.395 kg ( 0 lb 13.75 oz)

Inscriptions and Marks

None.

Associations

Places England