Object Title

Bayonet and scabbard - Plug bayonet

Bayonet and scabbard - Plug bayonet

Date

1701-1730

Object Number

X.73

Provenance

Unknown

Physical Description

Two edged blade coarsely engraved, on one face with a hunting scene, the arms of Leon quartering Castile, and a leopard (?); on the other, foliage, an Imperial Eagle, and an unidentified coat of arms. The blade pierced with a triangle, a heart and a star. Silver covered ricasso, short steel quillons and at either end on the cow-horn plug grip a silver ferrule.
Black leather scabbard with a silver chape and locket, the latter engraved 'soide dn Manuel Monsalve'.

Techniques

Plating, Piercing, Engraving

Dimensions

BladeLength254 mm
ScabbardLength259 mm
ScabbardWeight85 g
BayonetLength361 mm
BayonetWeight227 g

Inscriptions and Marks

Decoration
foliage, an Imperial Eagle and an unidentified coat of arms.
face of blade
engraving
Decoration
hunting scene, the arms of Leon quartering Castille and a leopard(?)
face of blade
engraved
Name
soide dn Manuel Monsalve
top locket of sheath
engraved

Associations

Places Spain/Europe