Object Title

Bayonet

Bayonet

Date

1740-1760

Object Number

X.368

Provenance

Purchased from Wallis and Wallis sale 181, 3-5 January 1972, lot 1890 (ill. in cat.).

Physical Description

Bulbous ebony grip, with brass cap, quillons and downturned shell. Quillons in form of boar's trotters, shell in form of eagle (pelican ?). Single edge blade etched with foliage snd with dogs and boars at the forte.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 665 mm (26.2 in), Blade length: 521 mm (20.5 in), Weight: 12 oz

Associations

Places Germany