Polish/Hungarian Mace, 17th C


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The head consisting of 7 rounded forged iron flanges, each punched in the center with a
large hole with scalloped edges, and copper-brazed to the shaft and secured with brazed
collars top and bottom; brazed rounded cap and button on the top. Solid 9-sided iron shaft
with a hole bored through the base and capped with a copper ring, through which a wrist
strap would have been attached. Tapering round-section grip with spiral grooves and
secured to the shaft with a brass ferrule. Overall length 20″ (50.8 cm), head diameter 3″
(76 mm), weight 27.5 ounces (780 g). Iron parts pitted, with dark patina; the wood grip with
pleasing dark brown patina.