Mid 18th Century English Antique Stonebow


Mid 18th Century English Antique Stonebow




An English stonebow, originally used for hunting.

Probably by Barker of Wigan, late 18th century, with robust steel bow retained by a pair of long steel side-plates, with engraved walnut tiller of gun-stock form, fitted with a moulded steel finial at the front.

William Barker is recorded making crossbows in Wigan, Lancashire, circa 1754-86.

Offered for sale with its original string.

Condition – Good as per the images. A further detailed condition report is available upon request.

Size: Length 79 cm  (31″)

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