Object Title

Iron wedge - Venetian Swivel Gun

Iron wedge - Venetian Swivel Gun

Date

1500-1599

Object Number

XIX.319

Provenance

Acquired with XIX.318 and 320 from Receiver of Wreck, Teignmouth in June 1982

Physical Description

When acquired this was wrongly identified as a tompion. It is in fact an iron wedge with an s-shaped chain link attached by a hoop. It is described fully with XIX.318, of which it was originally part.
For full description and discussion see XIX.318.

Associations

Places Venice