Object Title

Spontoon

Spontoon

Date

1800-1899

Object Number

VII.1410

Physical Description

Short leaf-shaped blade with a single deep cusp halfway along each edge. The tang passes through a cylindrical bock and screws into the socket. From the block springs a short cross bar terminating in acorn-shaped knobs. The socket is prolonged down the haft in two langets. Half painted brown with black and white cord tassel.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 2400 mm (94.5 in), length of head: 279 mm (11 in), length of langets: 241 mm (9.5 in) Weight: 2 lbs 15 oz

Associations

Places England