Boar or Bear Spear of Prince Elector Augustus I the Strong of Saxony, King of Poland, and His Entourage

Artist/maker unknown, German

Geography:
Made in Saxony, Germany, Europe

Date:
c. 1700

Medium:
Chiseled and partially gilded steel [head]; oak, partially replaced leather, brass[shaft]; engraved and partially blackened bone [toggle]

Dimensions:
Head: 16 3/4 x 2 3/4 x 1 3/4 inches (42.5 x 7 x 4.4 cm)

Curatorial Department:
European Decorative Arts and Sculpture

Object Location:

* Gallery 248, Arms and Armor, second floor (Kretzschmar von Kienbusch Galleries)

Accession Number:
1977-167-518

Credit Line:
Bequest of Carl Otto Kretzschmar von Kienbusch, 1977

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Label:
Prince 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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