• Twenty rooms: The private coll auction at Christies

    Sale 2857

    Twenty rooms: The private collection of the late Mrs Elias-Vaes

    27 - 29 April 2010, Amsterdam

  • Lot 351

    AN ENGLISH SPORTING STONEBOW BY CONWAY, MANCHESTER; AND ANOTHER, SIMILAR, UNSIGNED

    LATE 18TH CENTURY

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    AN ENGLISH SPORTING STONEBOW BY CONWAY, MANCHESTER; AND ANOTHER, SIMILAR, UNSIGNED
    LATE 18TH CENTURY
    The first with slender steel bow retaining its original string with turned bone spacers, walnut stock, engraved mechanism, signed on the folding backsight and incorporating a built-in gaffle, iron mounts and the butt plate M666; The second of similar construction, the stock with folding foresight and iron acorn finial
    84.5 cm. and 86.5 cm. (2)


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