Boar-spear

Iron or steel, wood, velvet, copper and gold, etched and blackened | c. 1580

Unknown Artist / Maker

Spear or leading staff, with a pointed, leaf-shaped head of flattened diamond section, cusped at the base, the surface etched with worm-like scrollwork, white on a blackened ground enclosing a circular panel formed by a laurel wreath surrounding a mo...
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