Object Title

Hammer

Hammer

Date

1500-1599

Object Number

VIII.30

Provenance

Not recorded in typed inventory. Tower arsenal? Formerly on loan to Dover Castle.

Physical Description

Head formed by a moulded hammer head made in one with a long four-sided fluke and fastened to the haft by a metal strip which forms two langets and a short socket at the top, the whole surmounted by a ball terminal. Modern haft.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Length: 559 mm (22 in) Weight: 1 lb 8 oz

Associations

Places Europe

Bibliographic References

C ffoulkes, Inventory and Survey of the Armouries of the Tower of London, London, 1916, vol. II, p. 256