Object Title

Pikeman's gorget

Pikeman's gorget

Date

1630

Object Number

II.122 a

Provenance

Tower arsenal.

Physical Description

It is formed of a single plate front and rear, with a raised neck and a point at the front. The plates are joined at the left shoulder, where there are substantial riveted repairs on both plates, and fastened at the left with a stud and keyhole slot. The main edges have plain inward turns, the outer edges with recessed borders. The surface has been polished bright then artificially browned.

Dimensions

Dimensions: height 145 mm, width 310 mm, depth 260 mm Weight: 1015 g

Inscriptions and Marks

Stamped on the front plate W for the maker. Inside the front plate is a construction mark, 10 dots.

Associations

Places England