Double horned anvil stake 17th-18th c.
Handwrought steel, with two parallel horns and base stake. Worn. Formerly displayed as part of the Higgins Armoury display of the shop used by armourers. Illustrated in the Higgins Catalogue page 28 and also on page 30. Acquired by John Woodman Higgins from Sumner Healy Galleries, N.Y., February 24, 1932. Ex-Higgins Armory Museum, Worcester, MA.
Measurements: 19 in. long and 18 1/4 in. tall. Face 4 1/2 in. long, 3 1/4 in. wide. Flat horn 7 in. long, 2 3/8 wide at the face tapering to 2 1/8 at the end. Round horn 7 1/2 in. long.
Weight: 34 pounds.
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