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Bayonet: O.180-1879

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

Entities

Categories

Description

Plug bayonet. Leaf-shaped steel blade with a moulding at the base, attached to a hilt of dark wood with a copper alloy ferrule at either end, the tang riveted over the end of the pommel cap. The blade is cracked and laminated, and is patinated from earlier corrosion

Notes

History note: Unknown before Robert Taylor

Legal notes

Given by Robert Taylor, MA

Measurements and weight

Blade Length: 18.2 cm
Overall Length: 27 cm
Weight: 152 g

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1879) by Taylor, Robert, MA

Dating

17th Century, Late
Circa 1660 CE - 1700 CE

Note

Previously catalogued as Spanish

Components of the work

Blade composed of steel

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 180
  • Method of creation: Inscribed
  • Type: Tag

Inscription present: adhesive

  • Type: Label

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: O.180-1879
Primary reference Number: 160107
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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