Art/ Collection/ Art Object

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.
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.

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.

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.

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

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