Object Title

Halberd

Halberd

Date

1771-1799

Object Number

VII.1134

Physical Description

Unpierced blade. Spear-blade screwed by a tang into an octagonal socket with moulded features above and below. The socket pierced to take a one-piece axe-blade and fluke, these secured by a rivet. Two langets extend down the slender haft, the latter fitted with a steel shoe. At the top of the langets a discoloured silk tassel.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Length of head: 330 mm (13 in), length of langets: 384 mm (15.1 in)

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

For the dating an identification of this group (VII.1128-1141) generally, see entry for VII.1128, under Notes.