Object Title

Spanish morion

Spanish morion

Date

1580

Object Number

IV.389

Provenance

From Ordnance Store, Didcot, 1923 and originally from Royal Hospital, Kilmainham, Dublin.

Physical Description

Tall pear-shaped skull with stalk etched with vertical bands of 'Pisan' style ornament, the alternate plain bands each having a group of scrollwork in the centre.

Dimensions

Weight: 1.65 kg

Inscriptions and Marks

none

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