Object Title

Crossbow

Crossbow

Date

1623

Object Number

XI.98

Provenance

Acquired 1961, purchased with XI.99.

Physical Description

Of good quality for a sporting crossbow. The hook neatly finished and pierced for a centring plate, now missing. Small wheel-case stamped with a maker's mark. Straight lever with pear shaped handle of wood sandwiching stag-horn. The cord loop is not original. The belt hook is missing.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Length of bar: 13.7 in. (34.9 cm), Wheelcase length 3.4 in. (8.7 cm.) Weight: 2 lb. 13 oz.

Associations

Places Germany