Object Title

Rowel spur

Rowel spur

Date

1600-1699

Object Number

VI.387

Provenance

From the collection of Charles R. Beard. Acquired 1958.

Physical Description

S curved neck with a large rowel of eight points each ending in a fleur-de-lys. Decorated to give the effect of tree braches. Retains traces of gilding and silver.

Dimensions

Weight: kg ( lb 5 oz)

Inscriptions and Marks

none

Associations

Places Europe

Bibliographic References

A.R. Dufty and W. Reid, European Armour in the Tower of London, 1968, plate CLXIV.