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Axe (weapon): HEN.M.448-1933

Object information

Awaiting location update

Maker(s)

Unknown

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Description

Combined axe and gun, early 17th century. Wheel lock mechanism. Axe blade inscribed '1609'.

Legal notes

J.S. Henderson Bequest

Measurements and weight

Length: 90.5 cm
Weight: 2430.0 g

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

17th Century, Early#
Circa 1600 - 1630

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 1609
  • Location: On axe blade
  • Method of creation: Inscribed

Identification numbers

Accession number: HEN.M.448-1933
Primary reference Number: 19598
Old object number: PB 164
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 11 January 2016 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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