Object Title

Bayonet (sangin)

Bayonet (sangin)

Date

1700-1799

Object Number

XXVID.110

Provenance

Purchased, Sotheby's, 16 December 1980, lot 348. From the collectiion of Major A D F White, formerly AL13.157.

Physical Description

The blade is straight and double edged with a thickened ricasso issuing from the mouth of a makara. The body of the creature divides into two arms decorated with diagonal pairs of incised lines, intended to be tied to the underside of the barrel in use.

Dimensions

Dimensions: The overall length is 349 mm (13.8in), the blade length is 203 mm (8.0in). Weight: The weight of the weapon is 0.2 kg.

Inscriptions and Marks

None.

Associations

Notes

Compare another in the stock of Jonathan Barrett, 2012 (image in inventory file).