Object Title

Right prick spur

Right prick spur

Date

1300-1399

Object Number

VI.579

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 deeply curved flat sides, wide at the rear and narrowing to the terminals, a short round section neck and a small, concave sided pyramidal goad. At the end of the left side is a flattened terminal pierced with a rectangular vertical slot, and at athe end if the right side is a loop terminal. The surface is patinated dark brown.

Materials

Dimensions

Dimensions: Length: 113 mm; width: 87 mm Weight: 52 g

Inscriptions and Marks

No marks.

Associations

Places Europe

Notes

Very much like Ellis 2002: 18, but more 14th century in shape.