Object Title

Spontoon

Spontoon

Date

1793-1803

Object Number

VII.405

Physical Description

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

Inscriptions and Marks

On langet:E over line over 3.

Associations

Places Britain