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Medium: Wood (walnut?), bone veneers, flax cord, steel (etched, traces of gilding). woolen pompoms, stock decorated wih inlaid trophies of arms (1)
Crossbow of Elector Augustus I of Saxony
Germany, Saxony, 16th century
1916.1723.aCCCC0
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Crossbow and Cranequin of Elector Augustus I of Saxony
Germany, Saxony, 16th century
1916.1723Wood (walnut?), bone veneers, flax cord, steel (etched, traces of gilding). woolen pompoms, stock decorated wih inlaid trophies of armsBow: 58.5 cm (23 1/16 in.); Butt: 5.7 cm (2 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Crossbow of Elector Augustus I of Saxony
Germany, Saxony, 16th century
1916.1723.aWood (walnut?), bone veneers, flax cord, steel (etched, traces of gilding). woolen pompoms, stock decorated wih inlaid trophies of armsOverall: 58.5 cm (23 1/16 in.); Bow: 58.5 cm (23 1/16 in.); Butt: 5.7 cm (2 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0