Object Title

Backplate

Backplate

Date

1620-1628

Object Number

III.2396

Provenance

Old Tower Collection. Found in Middle Flint Tower (1987). Captured from a French ship a the time of the seige of La Rochelle in 1627.

Physical Description

Decorated with double incised lines.

Inscriptions and Marks

Stamped TOIRAS across the centre. Struck inside the right shoulder with four triangular marks, and inside the waist-flange with two vertical lines.

Associations

Places France