Object Title

Pikeman's Pot

Pikeman's Pot

Date

1640

Object Number

IV.2041

Provenance

First registered 29 June 2004 following return from loan to the Australian War Memorial [museum] (reg. no. OL00378.019), being the remains of one of the Loans to the Dominions, sent out in 1921.

Physical Description

It has a two piece skull joined in a low comb and riveted on the narrow, even brim. The main edge has a plain inward turn. Around the base of the skull are 12 original round headed lining rivets with square washers, the middle two at either side retaining fragments of the leathers for the missing cheekpieces. The exterior is painted black. At the rear are two small and two other suspension holes. At the front left is a dent.

Dimensions

Dimensions: height 220 mm, width 250 mm, depth 345 mm Weight: 1055 g

Inscriptions and Marks

Stamped crowned IR at the mid left. Painted inside 26630-6.

Associations

Places Netherlands