Object Title

Secret

Secret

Date

1671-1699

Object Number

IV.1442

Provenance

Bowyer Tower, AS 86 (1989)

Physical Description

It is of roughly hemispherical form, made in one piece, with pairs of vertical slits at the front and at either side of the rear. The lower edge is bordered by twenty eight lining holes (two of which are cut through by the slits), above which, at the front, is pierced a horizontal rectangular slot. Between, and just above the level of the tops of the right rear slits is a large, pierced circular hole, possibly for securing the upturned brim of a hat. Painted black.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Height:10.6 cm (4.2 in), Width:18.0 cm (7.1 in), Depth:21.9 cm ( 8.6 in) Weight: 0.67 kg ( 1 lb 7.25 oz)

Inscriptions and Marks

None

Associations

Places England