Chain of the Amsterdam Company of Arquebusiers, Anonymous, c. 1500 - c. 1524

Chain of the Amsterdam Company of Arquebusiers, Anonymous, c. 1500 - c. 1524

silver (metal), l 80.0cm × d 40.0cm × t 2.5cm. More details

Some of the links in this chain are decorated with claws, a symbol of the Amsterdam Company of Arquebusiers. The winner of their shooting contest – the ‘king’ of the guild – was allowed to wear the chain for a year. The names of two winners were attached to the chain in the 17th century.

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