Plug Bayonet


From: Spain

Curatorial Section: Historic

Object Number 42-30-180
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Spanish
Provenience Spain
Period 16th Century | 17th Century
Date Made 1500-1699 CE
Section Historic
Materials Steel | Bone | Gold

Double-edged steel blade tapering to point. Slight medial ridge on both faces. Rectangular section at top of blade bearing engraved floral decoration and an inset mask of gold overlay on both faces. Straight twisted steel quillons and socket into which the bone grip is inserted. Cap of grip missing.

Credit Line Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number 236 - Collector Number

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