Object Title

Lance

Lance

Date

1831-1870

Object Number

XXVIL.81

Provenance

Presented by Messrs. Gould and Swayne, 1956.

Physical Description

The head comprises a quadrangular spike from the base of which spring three down-turned hooks spaced equidistant from each other. Below the hooks is a moulding, an octagonal region, a multifacetted moulding, a further octagonal region and a further moulding above the socket. One of the hooks has broken off at the junction with the head and missing. The shaft is of light stained wood with a simple brass collar at the base.

Dimensions

Dimensions: length: overall 2575 mm (101.5 in), Head length: 990 mm (39 in), The length: of the spike is 350 mm. Weight: The weight of the spear is 3.5 kg.

Inscriptions and Marks

None

Associations

Places China