Object Title

Quarrel

Quarrel

Date

1700-1799

Object Number

XI.130

Provenance

Acquired 1974. From the collection of Dr. R. Williams.

Physical Description

A 'Kronenbolzen' with a blunt head of square section with raised, pointed corners. Tapered wooden shaft with flights missing, decorated with engraved lines.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 311 mm (12.26 in), head length: 31 mm (1.25 in) Weight: 3.25 oz (92.14 gms)

Associations

Places Germany

Notes

This type of bolt is believed to have been used for shooting at such targets as the 'Dresden bird'.