Although particularly heavy, the bowl has a dainty design with a distinctive star-shaped base and a wealth of intricate engravings - various sunbursts panels are divided by parallel prisms from hobnail diamond panels.
Didn't Mother frequently complain about how and why he must wear hobnailed boots, such was the racket he made early in the morning?
The streets were so very quiet that the steady tread of my hobnailed boots muffled by the ground frost sounded unnatural.
In winter they wore layers and layers of clothing and hobnailed boots to keep warm.
About twenty soldiers entered the church, making a lot of noise with their hobnailed boots, and put their guns in a corner with a guard in front of them.
Adults had hobnailed shoes, but hobnails were not found with children so they were bare-foot or wore un-nailed shoes.
A block away we hear the rumble of hobnails on cobblestone.
When Douglas Hadow's boots were examined, it was found that the hobnails on their soles were worn almost smooth.
Of the other material categories, footwear is as likely to be absent as present - although without hobnails and suitable conditions for preservation, we cannot be certain about frequency.
Leather shoes lasted no time at all without hobnails , and conversely, floors, whether of stone or wood, lasted no time at all without matting of some sort.