Object Title

Spear

Spear

Date

1700-1799

Object Number

XXVIL.190

Provenance

Old Tower collection

Physical Description

Broad leaf shaped blade with a slightly reinforced point and double sunk panels on either face. The blade is rivetted to a bolster chiselled as three spreading leaves below which are simple mouldings and a long tapering facetted socket. At the base of the socket is a simple moulding and on opposite sides double punched dots. Tapering, polished wooden shaft without a shoe.

Dimensions

Dimensions: The overall length of the spear is 2098 mm, the length of blade and socket is 430 mm. Weight: The weight of the spear is 0.9 kg.

Inscriptions and Marks

There is an applied brass tag marked 15 over 443

Associations

Places India