Object Title

Secret

Secret

Date

1671-1699

Object Number

IV.1471

Provenance

Bowyer Tower, AS 87 (1989)

Physical Description

It is roughly hemispherical in form, made in two pieces brazed together around the crown and down the rear. It has been subsequently cut with pairs of crude slits at the front and either side of the rear. The lower edge is bordered by thirty six lining holes, and by a transverse rectangular slit above the lining holes at the front. Between the pair of slits at the right rear, and level with their tops, is a small pierced hole, possibly for fastening the upturned brim of a hat. It is painted black.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Height:11.5 cm (4.5 in), Width:19.8 cm ( 7.9 in), Depth:22.0 cm ( 8.7 in) Weight: 0.56 kg ( 1 lb 3 oz)

Inscriptions and Marks

None.

Associations

Places England