Object Title

Mace

Mace

Date

1500-1599

Object Number

VIII.16

Provenance

Presumed Old Tower Collections.

Physical Description

Of steel; hollow haft with a moulding above and below the grip section, the latter engraved with a spiral pattern of double lines. The head formed of eight large flanges surmounted by a button-like terminal.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Length: 594 mm (23.4 in) Weight: 3 lb 7 oz

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. 254.

Notes

Formerly on loan to Dover Castle (from April 1962), Loan L7.