Object Title

Hammer

Hammer

Date

1500-1599

Object Number

VIII.28

Provenance

Not recorded in typed inventory. Tower arsenal?

Physical Description

Head forged in one piece consists of a short, square hammer head decorated on its inner side with a simple pattern of crescents and dots; an oval socket and, at the rear a long straight spike of rectangular section. The haft of heavy, dark wood may be original.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Length: 508 mm (20 in) Weight: 1 lb 9 oz

Associations

Bibliographic References

C ffoulkes, Inventory and Survey of the Armouries of the Tower of London, London, 1916, vol. II p. 255