Object Title

Closed burgonet

Closed burgonet

Date

1610-1630

Object Number

IV.447

Provenance

From the Armoury of the Earls of Pembroke, Wilton House. 1923, lot 83 ??. Presented by Mr F.H. Crippsday, 1941.

Physical Description

Skull made in two halves with low comb and short peak. Hinged cheek-pieces meeting in the centre. Front gorget plates are in one with cheekpieces and have a hook and staple fastening. Single rear gorget-plate. Cheekpieces have rosette of pierced hole for ventilation. Left cheekpiece restored. Black.

Dimensions

Weight: 2.04 kg

Inscriptions and Marks

none

Associations

Places England