Object Title

Rowel spur

Rowel spur



Object Number

VI.437 B


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 from the 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: Total length: 150 mm (5.85 in), Spread at terminals: 73 mm (2.85 in), Weight: kg ( lb 4 oz)

Inscriptions and Marks

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



Valued as a pair with VI.437 A.

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.