Object Title

Secret

Secret

Date

1671-1699

Object Number

IV.1455

Provenance

Bowyer Tower, AS 86 (1989)

Physical Description

It is roughly hemispherical in form and made of an upper and lower portion brazed together around the crown and also from the crown to the nape. Its lower edge has been subsequently cut with pairs of crude slits at the front and at either side, each with cropped corners at the lower edge. The lower edge is plain and bordered by forty three lining holes, above which at the brow is a horizontal rectangular slot. Between and level with the top of the slits at the right is a small circular hole possibly for securing the upturned brim of a hat. It is painted black overall.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Height:11.5 cm (4.5 in), Width:18.4 cm (7.3 in), Depth:22.3 cm ( 8.8 in) Weight: 0.595 kg ( 1 lb 4.75 oz)

Inscriptions and Marks

None visible.

Associations

Places England