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Sporting Crossbow and Winder ("Cranequin") with Decoration of Hunting Scenes


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Description The tiller (stock) is decorated with scenes of deer and boar being driven into nets, set up to make it easier to corner the prey. The decoration of the surface is completed by the delicate tendrils of a vine with little flowers.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
8/05/1982Treatmentcleaned
Exhibitions
  • World of Wonder. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1971-1972.
Provenance Henry Griffith Keasbey, New York [date of acquisition unknown], by purchase; Sale, American Art Association, New York, December 5, 1924, no. 275; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1924 [mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1924

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Period
1600-1620
Medium
steel, wood, bone inlay, horn, cord
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.535
Measurements
30 3/4 x 23 1/2 in. (78.1 x 59.7 cm)
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