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Tournament Rowel Spur

early 16th century
Iron alloy
L. 13 1/4 in. (33.7 cm); W. 3 5/8 in. (9.2 cm); Diam. of rowel 1 1/2 in. (3.8 cm); Wt. 14.6 oz. (413.9 g)
Equestrian Equipment-Spurs
Credit Line:
Gift of Stephen V. Grancsay, 1942
Accession Number:
Not on view
Marking: On the left side: an anchor in a shield (maker's stamp)
Richard Zschille, Grossenhain, Saxony; Oliver H.P. Belmont, N.Y.; Clarence H. Mackay, Roslyn, L.I.
Grancsay, Stephen V. A Loan Exhibition of Equestrian Equipment from the Metropolitan Museum of Art: Catalogue. Louisville, Ky.: Speed Art Museum, 1955. no. 89, ill.

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