Plug Bayonet


From: England

Curatorial Section: Historic

Object Number 42-30-128
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience England
Creator Thomas Johnson
Date Made 1693 CE
Section Historic
Materials Steel

Curved single-edged steel blade tapering to sharp point with slight bevel on cutting edge and for about 2/5 of other edge. Polished dark wooden grip with metal cap terminating in torso and head of winged human figure. The straight metal quillons terminate in two similar figures which, however, show legs crossed. Gilded etched decoration in leaf design on both sides of blade at top. "Thomas Johnson 1693" at top one side of blade.

Credit Line Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number 157 - Collector Number

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