The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
  • Spur
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • Spain
  • c. 1690
  • Steel, silver and copper alloy, etched, chiselled and chased
  • Weight: 0.4 kg
  • A385
  • European Armoury III
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Further Reading
  • Spur, of bright steel. Heavy sides, chiselled with plumed scrolls on the one side and enriched with silver and copper alloy inlay; the other side flattened horizontally and notched; broad neck decorated with pierced scrolls and etching, split and enclosing a rose-shaped rowel of eight points which are pierced with round holes and heart-shaped openings and chased; heavy chain, and a stud on either side for the leather, one chased with a face and the other with a rosette.