Object Title

Cranequin

Cranequin

Date

1471-1499

Object Number

XI.105

Provenance

From the collection of Sir Edward Barry, Bt.,

Physical Description

Associated with crossbow XI.104. Of small size. Double curved claws with thumb faceting on bar below. Wheel case an irregular hexagon with ogee curves and moulde finials in front and rear. It bears an inlaid brass mark of a crossbow. Outward curving lever decorated with leaf-type moulding to wheel-case. Steel handle of hexagonal section tapering to lever. Cord tiller loop. Suspension hook missing.

Featured in

Hundred Years War

Dimensions

OverallLength41cm

Associations

Places Germany

Notes

Valued with bow XI.104