Object Title

Spear

Spear

Date

1831-1870

Object Number

XXVIL.76

Provenance

Transferred from the Royal Collection at St. James's Palace, 1954.

Physical Description

Simple quadrangular spike that necks down slightly towards the base where it becomes octagonal. Below the head is a moulding above the long tapering socket. The round shaft is of stained wood and is fastened in place by a round headed nail.

Dimensions

Dimensions: length: overall 2245 mm (88.5 in), Head length: 750 mm (29.5 in), Weight: The weight of the spear is 2.55 kg.

Inscriptions and Marks

None

Associations

Places China

Notes

RC3: Royal association to be noted on loan papers to the Royal Armouries Board of Trustees.