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Pair of Rowel Spurs

Date:
early 17th century
Culture:
French
Medium:
Gilt brass
Dimensions:
Wt. of left spur, 5 lb. 4 oz. (2381 g); Wt. of right spur, 5 lb. 8 oz. (2495 g); L. of each neck, 1 1/4 in. (3.2 cm); L. of each rowel box, 1 3/8 in. (3.5 cm); Diam. of each star rowel, 2 1/8 in. (5.4 cm)
Classification:
Equestrian Equipment-Spurs
Credit Line:
Gift of William H. Riggs, 1913
Accession Number:
14.25.1731a, b
22404

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