The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Crossbow
  • Crossbow
  • Juan de Encinas
  • Spain
  • c. 1550
  • Steel, walnut, horn, cord and gold, damascened and inlaid
  • Length: 87 cm
    Length: 50.1 cm, span of bow
    Weight: 2.73 kg
  • Maker's mark Stamped four times
    Inscription: 'DOMFERNANDO I REIDEROMANOS'
    Maker's mark Stamped four times
    Inscription: IVADE I NCINAS'
    Signature: 'IVANDENSINAS'
  • A1035
  • European Armoury III
History
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Further Reading
  • Spengel of Munich.