Of particularly heavy weight with rolled edge neck and arms. The flared bottom with raw edge. Straight, medial ridge, the right side with musket ball proof and the left with a smaller ball impact. Clear gold seal of THE BRITISH ANTIQUE DEALERS ASSOCIATION certifying antiquity. Duplex construction with two layers clearly evident at the arm rolls but successfully forge welded with a sharp ring when struck.
Height along ridge: 16 7/8"
Provenance: Hengrave Hall, near Bury St. Edmund, Suffolk