Object Title

Rowel spur

Rowel spur

Date

1371-1399

Object Number

VI.604

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 slenderflattened oval section sides curving under the wearer's ankle, widening and rising at the rear to a crest with a little knop finial. There is a round section neck divided into a rowel box of the saem, holding a small six pointed star rowel. At the end of either end is a figure 8 terminal, holding one iron strap end at either side.

Materials

Dimensions

Dimensions: Length: 130 mm; width: 97 mm Weight: 56 g

Inscriptions and Marks

No marks.

Associations

Places Europe