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Pair of Rowel Spurs

Date:
ca. 1475–1500
Culture:
Southern German or Austrian
Medium:
Steel, copper alloy, tin
Dimensions:
L. 12 1/8 in. (30.78 cm); L. of neck, 7 1/2 in. (19.05 cm); spread of branches, 3 1/4 in. (8.26 cm); Diam. of rowel, 2 1/4 in. (5.72 cm); Wt. of a, 14 oz. (396.89 g); Wt. of b, 16 oz. (453.59 g)
Classification:
Equestrian Equipment-Spurs
Credit Line:
Gift of William H. Riggs, 1913
Accession Number:
14.25.1721a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 373
Ex coll.: Jean-Baptiste Carrand; Prince Peter Soltykoff, Paris.
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