Object Title

Melon mace

Melon mace

Date

1831-1870

Object Number

XXVIL.54

Provenance

Presented by Messrs. Gould and Swayne, 1956.

Physical Description

The head of this weapon is of copper gilt in the shape of a melon with rounded segments. It is fitted to an iron socket with mouldings and facets and is fitted with a red shaft in a similar way to XXVIL.53.

Dimensions

Dimensions: length: overall 256 cm (100.8 in), Head length: 97 cm (38.2 in)

Inscriptions and Marks

None.

Associations

Places China