Object Title

Prick spur

Prick spur

Date

1200-1299

Object Number

VI.568

Provenance

Purchased 22 June 2004 from Andrew Lumley. From the collection of Prof Paul Post (1882-1956), curator of the Berlin Zeughaus, formed in Berlin after World War I (information from A.Lumley).

Physical Description

Of iron, with long curved sides of D section, a medium length strongly tapering neck of gibbous square section, and a mean little conical goad. At either end of the sides is a firgure 8 terminal with two rivets and a single washer. The surface is patinated dark brown.

Materials

Dimensions

Dimensions: Length: 126 mm; width: 90 mm Weight: 58 g

Inscriptions and Marks

No marks

Associations

Places Europe