Object Title

Secret

Secret

Date

1671-1699

Object Number

IV.1470

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 pairs 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 bordered by thirty three lining holes, above which, at the front, is a long horizontal, rectangular slot. Between, and level with the tops of, the rear right slits is a large circular hole, possibly for fastening the upturned brim of a hat. It is painted black. The top is dented in several places.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Height:11.2cm (4.4 in), Width:19.0 cm ( 7.5 in), Depth:22.5 cm ( 8.9 in) Weight: 0.51 kg ( 1 lb1.75oz)

Inscriptions and Marks

None.

Associations

Places England