Iron. This piece very similar to HAM# 933.1. Major differences are smooth frame side relieved only by single, incised lines; pointed front of suspension loop box; pointed, close-fitting upper terminals of the bars on front.
Brass tag no. indicates that this is from the former Zeughaus in Berlin.While this suggests "Maximilian" style, this piece & generally similar HAM# 933.2, are probably of later date. Workmanship suggests strongly those items reworked for the Gioco del Ponte di Pisa. Brass tag no. indicates that this is from the former Zeughaus in Berlin, and part of the Prince Carl of Prussia group of materials. WJK