Object Title

Arrow

Arrow

Date

1800-1899

Object Number

XXVIB.7

Provenance

Old Tower collection

Physical Description

The shaft is strongly barrelled and fitted with a large sheet iron head, which is leaf shaped, cusped at each edge, with a character in white (?) paint on each face. Above the head is a black and gold spiral binding and a plain gold binding below the fletchings. There are three fletchings of eagle feathers, mainly black with a small amount of white. The nock is of exaggerated size. En suite with XXVIB.6

Materials

Dimensions

OverallLength1186mm
OverallWeight150g
FletchingsLength427mm
HeadLength86mm

Inscriptions and Marks

a character is painted on each face of the arrow headface of the arrow head
paint

Associations

Places China/Asia