Object Title

Arms trophy

Arms trophy

Date

1850-1899

Object Number

XVIII.146

Physical Description

Consisting of 12 Enfield rifle ramrod ends with cleaning jag heads, and twelve brass trigger guards from flintlock cavalry pistols, arranged alternately. In the centre is a brass boss, possibly Japanese, in the form of an 18 petalled flower.Mounted on a red-painted wooden base.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Diameter: 13 1/2in. / 34.3cm.

Inscriptions and Marks

Nine of the trigger guards are engraved: F/12: SHY/C/17; Q OR/WYC; A/35; C/26; F/46; C/10; N-Y/E/66; A/41. The other three are blank.

Associations

Places Britain