Archery - Ming Archery - The Infinite Curve
These pictures are from a Chinese scroll dated around 1426-35, depicting entertainments in the Eastern Park of the Imperial Palace, probably under the Xuande Emperor, the fifth of the Ming Dynasty. They show in exquisite detail a group of archers shooting at targets on poles, targets which spun to indicate hits. The archers wear special overskirts […]
Bow Case, Quiver, and Belt (gzhu shubs dang mda' shubs) | Tibetan or Mongolian | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Date: 15th–17th century. Culture: Tibetan or Mongolian. Medium: Leather, shellac, wood, iron, gold, pigment. Dimensions: Bow case; L. 25 in. (63.5 cm) W. ...
MOUNTED ARCHERY / Horseback Archery / Turkish Ottoman QUIVER | Etsy
MOUNTED ARCHERY - Turkish/Ottoman QUIVER - "Tirkes" Reconstruction (elegance and practicality) This turkish quiver is based on a late 17th century Ottoman artefact, motif based on a 16th century Iznik tile. Perfect choice for the lovers of the sport of horseback archery. Of course, it is not just for horseback archers practical. This flat quiver can hold a total of 13 arrows, 7 in the distribution section and + 3-3 in the pocket. 3-point suspension, with 1 buckle adjustable, for anyone to…
15th Century Italian Quiver
This is a project by one of my deputies that I have helped on. Lots of detail work and quite the learning experience of style and design. The original idea is off off Carpaccio's "Martyrdom of the Pilgrim and the Funeral of Ursula" and the flipped for a right handed archer. The tooling is from a scroll from around the time of Henry VIII.