Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Pair of Tournament Rowel Spurs

Date:
ca. 1500
Culture:
Southern German or Austrian
Medium:
Iron alloy, 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
William H. Riggs, Paris (until 1913; his gift to MMA).
Los Angeles. Los Angeles County Museum of Art. "Loan Exhibition of Mediaeval and Renaissance Arms and Armor from the Metropolitan Museum of Art," January 15–March 18, 1953, no. 39.

San Francisco. California Palace of the Legion of Honor, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. "Loan Exhibition of Mediaeval and Renaissance Arms and Armor from the Metropolitan Museum of Art," April 18–June 7, 1953, no. 39.

Pittsburgh. Department of Fine Arts, Carnegie Institute. "Loan Exhibition of Mediaeval and Renaissance Arms and Armor from the Metropolitan Museum of Art," October 1953–April 1954, no. 39.

Louisville. J. B. Speed Art Museum. "A Loan Exhibition of Equestrian Equipment from the Metropolitan Museum of Art," May 4–July 3, 1955.

Grancsay, Stephen V. Loan Exhibition of Mediaeval and Renaissance Arms and Armor from the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Los Angeles: Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1953. no. 39, p. 17.

Grancsay, Stephen V. A Loan Exhibition of Equestrian Equipment from the Metropolitan Museum of Art: Catalogue. Louisville, Ky.: Speed Art Museum, 1955. no. 84, ill. (14.25.1721a).



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