Object Title

Hog hunting spear

Hog hunting spear

Date

1900-1940

Object Number

XXVIL.152

Provenance

Presented 1970.

Physical Description

The head is of diamond section and leaf shaped with a medial rib. Each face has a shallow fuller.There is a separate collar The haft is of bamboo with a leather covered lead weight at the butt.

Dimensions

Dimensions: overall length: 198 cm (78 in), head length: 24.0 cm (9.5 in), blade length: 10.3 cm (4.3 in) Weight: 1.47 kg (3 lb 4 oz)

Inscriptions and Marks

None.

Associations

Places India

Bibliographic References

H. L. Blackmore, Hunting Weapons, London, 1971, pp. 97-100.