Object Title

Spontoon

Spontoon

Date

1790-1815

Object Number

VII.546

Provenance

Not recorded in IBE.

Physical Description

Leaf-shaped blade of flattened lozenge section; short conical neck with screw extension which passes through the crosspiece and into the baluster moulding of the socket; crosspiece composed of two quillons of equal size and circular section with domed terminals; socket with two reinforcing rings and equal langets with three rivets each. Varnished wooden haftr of circular section. Conical iron shoe with two equal langets with one rivet each.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Length of head: 432 mm (17 in), length of langets: 190 mm (7.5 in)

Inscriptions and Marks

On baluster: crown over six; On langet: 50, D2; On haft: 1112 and broad arrow over BO.

Associations

Places Britain