Object Title

Bayonet

Bayonet

Date

1671-1699

Object Number

X.721

Provenance

Old Tower collection

Physical Description

Wooden grip, flattened and drilled to allow fitting to a wall. Brass pommel with a prominent tang button and straight lobed brass quillons, one of which has been bent downwards towards the blade. The blade is single edged and wedge sectioned, tapering to a spear point, with a false edge that extends 108 mm (4.25 in) from the tip.

Dimensions

BladeLength226mm
OverallLength356mm

Inscriptions and Marks

Blade struck on both faces: Flaming sword and 'C'.

Associations

Places Britain