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Crossbow and Cranequin of Elector Augustus I of Saxony, c. 1553-1573

wood (walnut?), bone veneers, flax cord, steel (etched, traces of gilding). woolen pompoms, stock decorated wih inlaid trophies of arms, Bow - w:58.50 cm (w:23 inches) Butt - w:5.70 cm (w:2 3/16 inches). Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. Severance 1916.1723