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Lance: M.1-1947

Object information

Current Location: In storage






Lance, mounted with vamplate (M.2-1947) and lance head (M.3-1947).


History note: Bought from Fentons, 43/7 Stoke Newington Rd, London, N.16, with M.2-1947.

Legal notes

Purchased wth the Perceval Fund

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1947-04-07) by Fentons


19th century
Production date: circa AD 1839


Made for the Eglinton Tournament in 1839, with 16th century vamplate and lance head.

Components of the work

Lance composed of steel

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.1-1947
Primary reference Number: 19314
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 25 November 2020 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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