Object Title

Spear

Spear

Date

1800-1899

Object Number

XXVIL.171

Provenance

Acquired before 1859. On loan L221.19 to the Horniman Museum (no. 1971.54), Dreadnought Building, August 1987.

Physical Description

The blade has a central rib, and is attached to the haft by a brass collar. The plain wooden haft tapers to the butt. The collar is somewhat damaged.

Dimensions

Dimensions: overall length 240.6cm (95in)

Inscriptions and Marks

None.

Associations

Places Malayan

Bibliographic References

J. Hewitt, Official catalogue of the Tower Armouries, London, 1859, no. xv.624, p. 120.

Viscount Dillon, Illustrated guide to the Armouries, London, 1910, no. xv.744 (omitted from cat.).