Object Title

Spear

Spear

Date

1690-1710

Object Number

VII.1403

Provenance

Purchased from the Beriah Botfield collection at Norton Hall, Northamptonshire, with the aid of the National Art Collections Fund, 1942 (Norton Hall No. 282).

Physical Description

Broad, leaf-shaped blade with two short lugs at the base. The head is decorated with pierced scrollwork. The socket has three decorative mouldings. Modern haft covered with green velvet trimmed with gold gallon; tassel of red and orange silk.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 2286 (90 in), length of head: 464 mm (18.25 in) Weight: 4 lb 6 oz

Component parts

Associations

Places France