Object Title

Rowel spur

Rowel spur

Date

1271-1299

Object Number

VI.586

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 slender sides of flattened oval section, moderately curved under the wearer's ankle, with a very short neck at the rear slotted to hold an eight pointed rowel. At the end of either side is a loop terminal. The surface is patinated dark brown.

Materials

Dimensions

Dimensions: Length: 121 mm; width: 89 mm Weight: 50 g

Inscriptions and Marks

No marks

Associations

Places Europe

Notes

Compare Musuem of London nos 326-8 (Clark 1995 figs 96-7).