Object Title

Spear

Spear

Date

1700-1799

Object Number

XXVIL.9

Provenance

Acquired before 1859.

Physical Description

The head is a large leaf shape with a reinforced point, the blade being divided into fields by curving ribs. The blade joins to a long socket with mouldings and an octagonal region between two ornate collars. the base of the socket is dentated.

Dimensions

Dimensions: The overall length of the spear is 2504 mm, the head and socket being 260 mm. Weight: The weight of the spear is 1.9 kg.

Inscriptions and Marks

None.

Associations

Bibliographic References

John Hewitt, Official Catalogue of the Tower Armouries, London, 1859, no. xv.402, p.111.

Viscount Dillon, Illustrated guide to the Armouries, London, 1910, no. xv.445.