Object Title

Spear

Spear

Date

1831-1870

Object Number

XXVIL.85

Provenance

Presented by J R Gaunt and Son Ltd, 1956.

Physical Description

The main blade is of flattened oval section, blunt edged, almost parallel sided and with an angled point (tip bent over). At the base are two backward curving hooks in the plane of the blade. Below the blade and hooks is a multifaceted moulding and a long tapering socket.

Dimensions

Dimensions: length: overall 2340 mm (92 in), Head length: 760 mm (30 in), The width across the hooks is 180 mm. Weight: The weight of the spear is 2.6 kg.

Inscriptions and Marks

None

Associations

Places China