European Decorative Arts and Sculpture
Boar or Bear Spear of Prince Elector Augustus I the Strong of Saxony, King of Poland, and His EntourageMade in Saxony, Germany, Europe
Artist/maker unknown, German
Chiseled and partially gilded steel [head]; oak, partially replaced leather, brass[shaft]; engraved and partially blackened bone [toggle]
1977-167-518Bequest of Carl Otto Kretzschmar von Kienbusch, 1977
LabelPrince Elector Augustus I the Strong of Saxony (1670–1733) ruled as Augustus II, King of Poland, from 1697 to 1704 and 1709 to 1733.
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