Object Title

Spear

Spear

Date

1800-1899

Object Number

XXVIL.166

Provenance

Found on loan L221.2 to the Horniman Museum, Dreadnought Building, August 1987.

Physical Description

The blade is leaf-shaped, with a socket and a medial rib, the surface hollowed on either side of the rib. There is a long tapering facetted socket marked with a checkerboard pattern and terminating in a knurled ring. There are wire bindings below the blade and socket. The haft is of wood and at the butt is a twisted band of iron. The blade is painted black.

Dimensions

OverallLength2220mm
BladeLength507mm

Inscriptions and Marks

None. Label inscribed 'Tower 5'.

Associations

Notes

Packing dims: Length 86 5/8', max width is 1 1/4' and depth is 1'