This superb nineteenth-century 'Foëne' or 'Fouing' harpoon / trident was used for freshwater eel fishing in the Rhone river region of France. There are six wrought iron prongs evocative of a dragon’s head.
Condition and wear consistent with age and use.
Approx. overall 19" x 9" x 1½"
Approx. overall 48cm x 23cm x 4cm