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War hammer: HEN.M.330-1933

Object information

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Hammer. Horseman's war hammer with belt hook. Leather grip. German, c.1550.

Legal notes

J.S. Henderson Bequest

Measurements and weight

Depth: 4.0 cm
Length: 60.8 cm
Weight: 0.854 kg
Width: 14.2 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1933-03-16) by Henderson, James Stewart


Mid-16th Century
Production date: circa AD 1550

Components of the work

Hammer composed of steel
Grip composed of leather

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Identification numbers

Accession number: HEN.M.330-1933
Primary reference Number: 19282
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 13 April 2017 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

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

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