Wonderful 17th Century Stone Bow
A Wonderful Antique Italian/German stone bow, circa. 17th Century. The steel bow measures 28.5" wide fitted with proper string of twisted cord incorporating a pocket for pellets. Stock is fitted with a fixed iron fore-sight pillars. 32" overall length. The wood stock (cracked and repaired) has decorative carvings with engraved bone inlays; butt/shoulder part of stock decorated with inlaid scrolls, dots, and engraved bone panels with center medallion depicting a nobleman. Untouched for a very long time. All steel parts have a coating of surface rust (can be cleaned). A great looking stone bow !