Detail View: The AMICA Library: Partisan

AMICA ID: 
CMA_.1951.352
AMICA Library Year: 
1998
Object Type: 
Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects
Creator Nationality: 
European; Northern European; German
Creator Dates/Places: 
Germany
Creator Name-CRT: 
Germany, 1729-1732
Title: 
Partisan
Title Type: 
Primary
View: 
Full View
Creation Date: 
1729-1732
Creation Start Date: 
1729
Creation End Date: 
1732
Materials and Techniques: 
steel, etched
Classification Term: 
Armor
Classification Term: 
Arms
Classification Term: 
Arms
Dimensions: 
Overall: 29.1cm
AMICA Contributor: 
The Cleveland Museum of Art
Owner Location: 
Cleveland, Ohio, USA
ID Number: 
1951.352
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William F. Wieman
Inscriptions: 
inscribed with coat of arms and letters F.L.C.V.M. (Franz Ludwig Kurfurst von Mainz)
Rights: 
Context: 
This crossbow was designed to throw small stones or pellets. It was for the use of a small child. Thebow string is an accurate replacement.
Related Image Identifier Link: 
CMA_.1951.352.tif