Object Title

Prick spur

Prick spur

Date

1300-1399

Object Number

VI.573

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, it has curved sides of roughly D section, a short round section neck and a small but long concave sided pyramidal goad. At the end of either side is the remains of a flattened terminal pierced with a vertical rectangular slot, most of which has rusted away. The surface is heavily corroded, and patinated dark brown.

Materials

Dimensions

Dimensions: Length: 122 mm; width: 78 mm Weight: 36 g

Inscriptions and Marks

No marks.

Associations

Places Europe