Object Title

Arrowhead (hira ne)

Arrowhead (hira ne)

Date

1800-1899

Object Number

XXVIB.115

Provenance

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

Physical Description

The head is a shield shaped flathead with bevelled edges, necking down to the collar. The blade is delicately pierced with a plum blossom beneath a boar's eye (heart shape).

Dimensions

Dimensions: The overall length is 173 mm, the length of the tang being 115 mm. Weight: The weight of the head is 0.018 kg.

Inscriptions and Marks

None.

Associations

Places Japan