Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Rowel Spur (Left), in the Style of the 15th Century

Date:
Probably 19th century
Culture:
Hungarian
Medium:
Iron alloy
Dimensions:
L. 10 1/2 in. (26.7 cm); W. 3 1/4 in. (8.3 cm); Diam. of rowel 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm); Wt. 6.2 oz. (175.8 g)
Classification:
Equestrian Equipment-Spurs
Credit Line:
Gift of Stephen V. Grancsay, 1942
Accession Number:
42.50.289
Not on view
This spur, probably made in the 19th century, reproduces a characteristic 16th-century Hungarian spur.
Richard Zschille, Grossenhain, Saxony; Oliver H.P. Belmont, N.Y.; Clarence H. Mackay, Roslyn, L.I.
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