Object Title

Spear

Spear

Date

1831-1870

Object Number

XXVIL.74

Provenance

Presented by Messrs. Gould and Swayne, 1956.

Physical Description

Quadrangular spike of slightly lozenge section that necks in at the base, becoming octagonal and slightly baluster shaped. Below the spike is a multifacetted moulding, a tapering octagonal section, another moulding and a long tapering socket. The head is fitted onto a round, lightly stained shaft.

Dimensions

Dimensions: length: overall 2575 mm (101.5 in), Head length: 990 mm (39 in), The length: of the spike is 345 mm. Weight: The weight of the spear is 3.35 kg.

Inscriptions and Marks

None

Associations

Places China