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REF: 2200, 2201, 2202, 2203, 2204, 2205

A SET OF 6 FRENCH WROUGHT IRON 18th AND 19th CENTURY EEL OR SALMON SPEARS
Mounted on perspex stands. See below for further information.

£4,450 + VAT for the set

Group of wrought iron eel and salmon spears, mounted decoratively on perspex stands.
Group of wrought iron eel and salmon spears, mounted decoratively on perspex stands.

REF: 2200
19TH CENTURY FOËNE À ANGUILLES
Wrought iron eel spear with three finely serrated pointed flat tines, single lateral bar with rivets, leading to hloow handle. Mid 19th century Mounted on a clear perspex stand.
Origin: The Estuary of the river Charente in the West of France.

Height: including base 38 cm
Height: without base 35 cm
Base: 15 x 15 x 3 cm

Group of wrought iron eel and salmon spears, mounted decoratively on perspex stands.
Group of wrought iron eel and salmon spears, mounted decoratively on perspex stands. Group of wrought iron eel and salmon spears, mounted decoratively on perspex stands.

Ref: 2201
19TH CENTURY FOËNE À ANGUILLES
Wrought iron eel spear. With six pointed round tines from a 'T' shaped bar with a hollow handle. Circa 1850-1900. Mounted on a clear perspex stand.
Origin: Cotentin, Normandy France. The Cotentin peninsular also know as the Cherbourg peninsular and lies on the west coast of France.

Height: including base 21.5 cm
Height: without base 18 cm
Base: 10 x 10 x 3 cm

19TH CENTURY FOËNE À ANGUILLES
19TH CENTURY FOËNE À ANGUILLES 19TH CENTURY FOËNE À ANGUILLES

Ref: 2202
LARGE 18TH CENTURY FOËNE À ANGUILLES
Wrought iron Eel Spear with four serrated pointed tines coming at a slight angle from the hollow handle, with a single lateral bar. Mounted on a clear perspex stand.
Origin: This spear is typical of those from the Poitevin Marsh - Marsh of Poitou, a large area of marshland in Western France.
It is the largest marsh on the Atlantic coast and second only to the Carmargue in the south of France. Late 18th early 19th century

Height: including base 47cm
Height: without base 43.5 cm
Base: 30 x 15 x 3 cm

wrought iron 18th century eel spear
wrought iron 18th century eel spear wrought iron 18th century eel spear

Ref: 2203
LARGE 18TH CENTURY FOËNE À ANGUILLES
Large wrought iron eel spear. With six serrated pointed tines held by a double horizontal band attached by rivets.
This model of spear would have been used for fishing on foot. Mounted on a clear perspex stand.
Origin: Brière, this is the marshy area to the north of the Loire Estuary at it's mouth on the Atlantic Ocean in Brittany, France

Height: including base 64 cm
Height: without base 61 cm
Base: 20 x 20 x 3 cm

wrought iron antique spear from France
wrought iron antique spear from France wrought iron antique spear from France

Ref: 2204
MID 19TH CENTURY FOËNE À SAUMONS
Large salmon spear or harpoon. With six barbed tines on a lateral bar with a hollow handle. Mounted on a perspex stand.
Origin: Haut Allier, in the region of Brioude France. This is in the Massif Centrale.

Height: including base 35 cm
Height: without base 32 cm
Base: 31 x 15 x 3

Salmon spear
LARGE 18TH CENTURY FOËNE À ANGUILLES

Ref: 2205
MID 19TH CENTURY FOËNE À ANGUILLES
Large wrought iron eel spear.
With six flat pointed tines finely worked with a riveted cross bar on a hollow handle with a fixing hole. Mounted on a clear perspex stand.
Origin: The Loire estuary, St Nazaire, France

Height including base: 66 cm
Height without base: 63 cm
Base: 30 x 30 x 3

19th century french eel spear

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