Object Title

Spear

Spear

Date

1501-1530

Object Number

VII.2

Provenance

Not recorded in IBE

Physical Description

Broad, leaf-shaped hollow blade. [No description in IBE. This description taken from IBE for VII.1 to which this example is stated to be similar]
Blade has reinforced point. The short socket extends into the base of the blade and continues to the point as a pronounced medial rib giving the blade a flat, hollow-diamond section. A mark is stamped on each face of the blade. Modern Haft.

Dimensions

HeadLength17.75in.
HeadLength451mm

Inscriptions and Marks

Stamped
Heart and T mark
On each face of blade

Associations

Places Europe

Bibliographic References

Charles ffoulkes, Inventory and Survey of the Armouries of the Tower of London, 2 vols, London, 1916, vol. II, p. 221 (see Notes under VII.1 for extract).

Notes

For general information on this type of spear and for lists of other examples in the collection, arranged by [sub]-type, see entry for VII.1.