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Old 23rd June 2014, 06:18 PM   #8
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More attachments referring to the
Early German Renaissance trefoil ornament, reduced to three dots forming a triangle, and partly set within grapevine scrolls:
images of
two very fine and important cranequins for crossbows dated 1504 and 1532 respectively, and both struck with the well-known workshop mark of the Nuremberg 'Master of the crossed arrows' (definition set up by Michael Trömner);
they both show the
Early German Renaissance petiolate trefoil ornament (German: gestielter Dreipass), reduced to three dots forming a triangle.

Both items formerly in The Michael Trömner Collection, and now in another private Bavarian collection.
Please cf. my thread:
http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showt...sbow+collection


Best,
Michael




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