Object Title

Lance butt

Lance butt

Date

1700-1799

Object Number

XXVIL.164

Provenance

Found in the Middle Flint Tower in June 1987.

Physical Description

Consists of an elongated iron cone with a spirally fluted flange at the mouth and two spirally fluted bosses lower down. The bosses spiral in opposite directions. Bordering each boss and the flange is a narrow applied copper gilt fretted collar. All of the iron surface has been silvered.

Dimensions

Dimensions: The length of the butt spike is 358 mm. Weight: The weight of the butt spike is 1.1 kg

Inscriptions and Marks

None.

Associations

Notes

Part of XXVIL.163, and reunited with it on 15 December 1992.