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Bayonet and scabbard

Bayonet and scabbard
Title
Bayonet and scabbard
Date 
1770-1820
Medium 
Iron
Dimensions 
Overall: 17 x 2 1/4 x 1 in. ( 43.2 x 5.7 x 2.5 cm )
Description 
Iron angular bayonet with triangular blade; cylindrical socket with zigzag mortise; leather scabbard with hand-sewn seam.
Credit Line 
Purchase
Object Number 
1936.690ab
Marks 
stamped: on socket: "11"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group