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Pair of Rowel Spurs

ca. 1500
Southern German or Austrian
Steel, copper alloy
L. 9 5/8 in. (24.43 cm); W. 2 3/4 in. (6.99 cm); L. of neck, 5 in. (12.7 cm); Diam. of rowel, 1 3/4 in. (4.45 cm); Wt. 9 1/2 oz. (269.32 g)
Equestrian Equipment-Spurs
Credit Line:
Gift of William H. Riggs, 1913
Accession Number:
14.25.1701a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 373
The left spur is stamped with the maker's mark: R within a shield.
Marking: Marked, on the left spur: R within a shield.
Ex coll.: Prince Peter Soltykoff, Paris.
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