Cranequin

Cranequin

c. 1580

Steel, flax cord, wooden handle

Rack: 36.3 cm (14 5/16 in.); Crank: 30.5 cm (12 in.); Gear housing: 10.8 cm (4 1/4 in.)

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. Severance 1916.1728

Fun Fact

The maker's mark says HW and may belong to Hans Wirsing, a craftsman from Nuremburg.

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