Object Title

Spear

Spear

Date

1831-1870

Object Number

XXVIL.79

Provenance

Presented by J R Gaunt and Son Ltd, 1956.

Physical Description

Made up from a single quadrangular spike that necks slightly towards the base from which springs a backward curving hook. Below this is a multifaceted moulding and then the long tapering socket. The head is fitted with a round shaft of lightly stained wood.

Dimensions

Dimensions: length: overall 2350 mm (92.5 in), Head length: 715 mm (28 in), The width across the head at the hook is 90 mm. Weight: The weight of the spear is 2.4 kg.

Inscriptions and Marks

None

Associations

Places China