Object Title

Spear

Spear

Date

1700-1799

Object Number

XXVIL.221

Provenance

Old Tower Collection.

Physical Description

The shaft is of bamboo entirely covered in painting. The scene, on a dark green background, is painted as a spiral and contains numerous figures, walking, riding horses and camels engaged in a hunt for lions, tigers and deer, At the base is a large butt spike having a facetted socket, a large hollow ball and a quadrangular spike. The head is missing.

Dimensions

Dimensions: The length of the lance is 4.115 mm. Weight: The weight of the lance is 1.65 kg.

Inscriptions and Marks

None.

Associations

Places India