Object Title

Pair of Quoits (chakram)

Pair of Quoits (chakram)

Date

1700-1799

Object Number

XXVIM.1

Provenance

Presented by the East India Company, 1851.

Physical Description

Of steel, completely circular one being slightly larger than the other. The upper surface, which angles down to an outside cutting edge, is punched to represent flowers.

Dimensions

Dimensions: The two diameters are 247 mm and 240 mm, the width of the blades being 19 mm.

Inscriptions and Marks

None.

Associations

Bibliographic References

John Hewitt, Official Catalogue of the Tower Armouries, London, 1859, no. xv.134-5, p. 98-9.

Viscount Dillon, Illustrated guide to the Armouries, London, 1910, no. xv.146-7, (not in catalogue).