The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
  • Spur
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • Italy
  • c. 1620
  • Steel, silver and gold, blackened, encrusted and gilded.
  • Weight: 0.1 kg
  • A375
  • European Armoury III
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  • Spur, of steel, decorated with rosettes and spots of silver on a blackened ground which also shows traces of fire-gilding; sides of oval section, the neck with right-angled bend; star-shaped rowel of five points, with pierced openwork buckle and double hooks (missing); the rowel, neck and buckle show traces of gilding.