Object Title

Spear

Spear

Date

1831-1870

Object Number

XXVIL.78

Provenance

Presented by Messrs. Gould and Swayne, 1956.

Physical Description

Simple head in the form of a single quadrangular spike that necks slightly and becomes octagonal above a simple moulding and the long tapering socket. The head is fastened with a round headed nail to a lightly stanined round shaft.

Dimensions

Dimensions: length: overall 2574 mm (101.4 in), Head length: 990 mm (39 in), the spike being 345 mm long. Weight: The weight of the spear is 2.6 kg.

Inscriptions and Marks

None

Associations

Places China