The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
  • Spur
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • England, possibly
  • c. 1620
  • Steel, silver and gold, gilded
  • Weight: 0.92 kg
  • A376
  • European Armoury III
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  • Spur, of steel with traces of fire-gilding in many places, roughly decorated with cherubs' masks and spots encrusted in silver on a black ground. Slender sides, downward-curving neck and pierced, rose-shaped rowel of eight points; the buckle and strap hooks are missing.

    Compare with the spurs, Wallace Collection nos. A377-8, which are of similar workmanship.