Object Title

Spanish morion

Spanish morion

Date

1570

Object Number

IV.420

Provenance

Transferred from the Rotunda Museum of Artillery, Woolwich, in 1927. Rotunda catalogue XVI 29

Physical Description

Pear shaped skull with pronounced stalk decorated with two wide vertical panels on either side etched with a finely executed design of scrolling foliage that on the right ending in a flower, that on the left is a trminal figure. Narrow panels at front and back are fillled with Pisan style ornament.

Dimensions

Dimensions: height 265 mm; width: 230 mm; depth: 370 mm Weight: 1.73 kg

Inscriptions and Marks

none

Associations

Bibliographic References

A.R. Dufty and W. Reid: European Armour in the Tower of London. 1968. plate CII.