Object Title

Backplate

Backplate

Date

1625

Object Number

III.2433

Provenance

Middle Flint Tower (1987). Captured from a French ship a the time of the seige of La Rochelle in 1627. Transferred from the Royal United Services Institute in 1963.

Physical Description

(No inventory entry) Decorated with double incised lines.

Inscriptions and Marks

Struck inside the right side with a triangulat mark, and to the right of it with two vertical lines beneath another vertical line.Marked inside, in paint, with the number 12. Bears two labels, the first of which reads 'from R.U.S.I. 1963' and, on the reverse, 9, and the second of which reads M.R.7356.

Associations

Places France