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Light Crossbow (Bolzenschnepper) from the Armory of Sedlitz Palace

Johann Gottfried Hänisch the Elder (German, Dresden, 1696–1778)

Date:
dated 1733
Geography:
Dresden
Culture:
German, Dresden
Medium:
Steel, wood (walnut), stag horn, hemp, wool, gold
Dimensions:
Weight, 4 lb. 5 oz. (1949 g); Length, 27 11/16 in. (70.3 cm); Width, 22 1/2 in. (57.1 cm)
Classification:
Archery Equipment-Crossbows
Credit Line:
Purchase, Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Gift, 2010
Accession Number:
2010.315
35684

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