Object Title

Trident

Trident

Date

1800-1899

Object Number

XXVIL.141

Provenance

Purchased 1973.

Physical Description

Of very large size having a central spike of lozenge section that expands into a round tapering socket. Fitted over this and rivetted to it is a socket that extends into two curving lozenge sectioned blades. The rivet holding the two parts together has brass foliate washers beneath the heads. There is the remains of a dark wood shaft.

Dimensions

Dimensions: The length of the central spike is 366 mm, the width across the side spikes is 515 mm. The overall length is 1340 mm. Weight: The weight of the object is 2.65 kg.

Inscriptions and Marks

There are two paper labels, one marked Nevill Loan, crossed out and replaced by XXVIL.141, the second marked carton 4405 not listed.

Associations

Places China