Object Title

Pikeman's pot

Pikeman's pot

Date

1630

Object Number

IV.1032

Provenance

Tower arsenal. Middle Flint Tower, 1987.

Physical Description

The skull is embossed with a chevron at either side. Its lower edge is bordered by two rows of brass rivets, above whick is a double incised line. At the rear is a plume holder. Identified with a small patch of concentric corrosion, together with other corrosion associated with finger prints, June 2005, on the restored cheekpieces only.

Inscriptions and Marks

Stamped at the front of the brim with T.

Associations

Places England

Notes

Painted inside II.11?, possibly II.111 from its earlier numbering. This could evidently not be read when it was re-accessioned as IV.1032.