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Hilt: O.190B-1879

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

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Description

Pata hilt. Carved from a single piece of wood, with a long tubular cuff with a medial ridge, bordered by a double incised line, and a rounded section for the hand carved with eyes, teeth, nose and mane as a lion. Issuing from the mouth of the beast is a round section, capped with an iron ferrule, and slotted to take a wooden practice blade. Inside is hollow, with a narrow aperture for the arm, a thick transverse grip (all carved from the single piece of timber), and a long slot running up the inside

Legal notes

Given by Robert Taylor, MA

Measurements and weight

Overall Length: 40 cm
Weight: 1040 g

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

17th Century#
Circa 1600 - 1700

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: O.190B-1879
Primary reference Number: 160137
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 17 June 2021 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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