The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
  • Spur
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • France
  • c. 1400
  • Gold and bronze, engraved
  • Weight: 0.08 kg
  • Inscription: 'POR BIEN'
  • A363
  • European Armoury I
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  • Spur, of gilt bronze. Heel-band with upturned crest with rounded top; it is pierced with two holes for the leathers, one being broken off; both sides are inscribed in Gothic miniscule in low-relief: POR BIEN. Short curved neck, with angular moulding; the rowel and lockets missing.