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identifier

MOT V 91.0653

morphology

morphology

craft

holotype

MOT V 91.0653 L=27,5cm WD=5cm H=8,5cm WT=1650gr

holotype

MOT V 91.0654 L=30cm WD=5cm H=8cm WT=1450kgr
description

Heavy (approx. 1,400-2 kg), trapezoidal forged hammer with flat or slightly convex face and short (approx. 20-25 cm) handle.

The farrier usually forges horseshoes with a forging hammer. In contrast, in some areas of France, a specific hammer, the farrier hammer, is used. [MOT]