Item #89 Evropeiskaia okhota i okhotnich'e oruzhie v XVI – XVIII vekakh (European hunt and hunting weapons, 16th to the 18th c. [from the collection of the Military-Historical Museum of Artillery, St. Petersburg]). V. M. Krykov S. V. Efimov.
Evropeiskaia okhota i okhotnich'e oruzhie v XVI – XVIII vekakh (European hunt and hunting weapons, 16th to the 18th c. [from the collection of the Military-Historical Museum of Artillery, St. Petersburg])
Evropeiskaia okhota i okhotnich'e oruzhie v XVI – XVIII vekakh (European hunt and hunting weapons, 16th to the 18th c. [from the collection of the Military-Historical Museum of Artillery, St. Petersburg])
Evropeiskaia okhota i okhotnich'e oruzhie v XVI – XVIII vekakh (European hunt and hunting weapons, 16th to the 18th c. [from the collection of the Military-Historical Museum of Artillery, St. Petersburg])

Evropeiskaia okhota i okhotnich'e oruzhie v XVI – XVIII vekakh (European hunt and hunting weapons, 16th to the 18th c. [from the collection of the Military-Historical Museum of Artillery, St. Petersburg])

St. Petersburg: Voenno-istoricheskii muzei artillerii, 2012. pb. Nicely photographed and printed, this catalogue shows the richness of design and ingenuity of technology that distinguished guns, spears, knives, and bows used in hunting from the late Renaissance to the Neoclassical period. The museum boasts rich collection, most pieces originally belonging the Russian emperors,empresses, and their court for whom hunting was not only recreation but a form of military training, and equipment that ended up in their collections comes from Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Denmark, Italy, Russia, and other countries. Many of the works reproduced in this catalogue of an exhibition at the Military-Historical Museum of Artillery in St. Petersburg are both hunting weapons and works of art. The high quality of the illustrations permits appreciation of the fine metalwork and jewelry-like craftsmanship. 115 p., 29 cm., approx. 250 color illus., Rus. Item #89

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