The Wallace Collection

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Spur
  • Spur
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • 19th century
  • Steel and copper alloy
  • Length: 16 cm, neck
    Weight: 0.235 kg
  • A393
  • European Armoury I
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  • Spur, one of a pair with A392, of steel, faced with copper alloy. The sides are wide, strongly bent, and pierced with a hole in the middle of one side, and chased with a narrow bead of roping; curved upturned crest; buckle and three eyeleted hooks attached; long neck of flat, rounded diamond section with star-shaped rowel of six points.

    Compare with the original spurs of this form incorporated into the equestrian armour A21.