Object Title

Bayonet - Plug bayonet

Bayonet - Plug bayonet

Date

1680-1720

Object Number

X.72

Provenance

Unknown

Physical Description

Slightly curved blade of wedge section for most of its length, the back being sharpened for a short length from the point. A mark is stamped on on face. Brass quillons and pommel finial are in the form of angels. The grip is of wood and has a spherical, baluster-form plug.

Techniques

Stamp

Dimensions

BladeLength290 mm
OverallLength457 mm
OverallWeight284 g

Inscriptions and Marks

Mark
resembling a stylised anchor
one face of the blade
stamp

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