Object Title

Rowel spur

Rowel spur

Date

1831-1870

Object Number

VI.437 A

Provenance

Offered for sale as lot 116, together with VI.438 A,B at Christie's sale, 7 April 1982, but failed to reach reserve price. Bought for the Armouries by private treaty fromthe owner (not mentioned in Christies catalogue of 7.4.82).

Physical Description

Of copper alloy, long arched neck of lozenge section. Possibly for the Order of St Patrick. c.1820-30

Dimensions

Part ALength140mm
Part ALength152mm
Part ASpread67mm
Part BLength150mm
Part BSpread73mm

Inscriptions and Marks

Stamped with the name PUJOLAS and DUBLIN on the inner surface of the shoulders.

Associations

Notes

Valued as a pair with VI.437 B.


Correspondance (July 1982 Blanche Ellis) with Mr Snoddy of the National Museum of Ireland has revealed that Pujolas is recorded an city registers as 'Spurrier to his Majesty' in 1830 at 5, Arran Quay, Dublin.