Object Title

Spear

Spear

Date

1800-1899

Object Number

XXVIL.170

Provenance

Presented by the Rajah of Kedah, via the East India Company, 1851. On loan L221.18 to the Horniman Museum (no. 1971.54), Dreadnought Building, August 1987.

Physical Description

The blade has a gold colar 1.3cm wide. The haft is of plain wood, slightly tapering.

Dimensions

Dimensions: overall length: 193.2cm (76.3in), blade length: 26.1cm (10.3in) Weight: The weight of the spear is 0.65 kg.

Inscriptions and Marks

None.

Associations

Bibliographic References

J. Hewitt, Official catalogue of the Tower Armouries, London, 1859, no. xv.165, p. 101.

Viscount Dillon, Illustrated guide to the Armouries, London, 1910, no. xv.593 (omitted from cat.).