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Billhead (staff weapon): HEN.M.398-1933

Object information


Possibly Unknown


Billhead, possibly English, possibly 15th century.

Legal notes

J.S. Henderson Bequest

Acquisition and important dates

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


15th century
Circa 1400 - 1500

Components of the work

Head composed of steel

Identification numbers

Accession number: HEN.M.398-1933
Primary reference Number: 19429
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 11 January 2016 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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