Chunky bronze pointy?

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shaggybfc wrote: Thu Mar 11, 2021 1:33 pm Is is too thin for a fortified door ornament?
I wondered that too as I thought the bit between the shoulder and peened over part could have been a wood sandwich. Bit of research took me to "clavos' but they seem not to be fixed in the same way.
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Not just this but I'm struggling to think of why any chunky or large items would be made of solid copper/alloy when iron would be much cheaper? Iron tools would be stronger unless needed for a specific purpose? :Thinking:
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I only normally give copper items a dry brushing but have now given it a wash. It looks to me like it has been in a fire like a pot leg? Maybe it is a pot leg that has ripped out of a pot and that is the peened bit? The angle of the tip would suit that too! :shock:
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True that.... Iron would be a better material for a fortified door.
Being copper - I can only assume it's for conductiity. So it might be a fancy soldering iron
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