Object Title

Crossbow

Crossbow

Date

1580-1620

Object Number

XI.88

Provenance

From the Norton Hall Collection. Presented by the National Art Collections Fund, 1942

Physical Description

The stock, with convex fore-end, is carved on the upper surface with arms which are perhaps those of Aldobrandim. On the same surface is carved a seahorse, the head missing. The catch is missing; long curved trigger ornamented with square mouldings. Pyramidal spike at the forward end. The cord is preserved.

Dimensions

OverallLength991mm

Associations

Places Italy