Object Title

Arrowhead

Arrowhead

Object Number

XXVIB.113

Provenance

Purchased at auction, Christies, 28 March 1995, lot 244

Physical Description

Very large broadhead piereced wuith a cherry blossom design and fitted with a wire tang.

Dimensions

Dimensions: The length of the head is 84 mm, the length of the tang is 265 mm. Weight: The weight of the head is 0.06 kg.

Inscriptions and Marks

A paper label is marked 160.

Associations

Places Japan

Notes

This head is a crude cast iron copy. In the neck region there is still moulding flash showing and the tang is a length of iron wire to which the head has been cast.