Object Title

Spontoon

Spontoon

Date

1790-1815

Object Number

VII.529

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 w ith 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.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Length of head: 444 mm (17.5 in), length of langets: 210 mm (8.25 in)

Inscriptions and Marks

On langet: K over 2 (IBE has a line between the K and 2 - PJL); On haft: 1056, 7 over 702 (each number separately struck through).

Associations

Places Britain