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Pair of rowel spurs: HEN.M.182A & B-1933

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 31 (Armoury)

Titles

Pair of rowel spurs

Maker(s)

Unknown (Probably)

Entities

Categories

Description

Pair of rowel spurs, brass.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1933-03-16) by Henderson, James Stewart

Dating

Second quarter of 17th century
Production date: circa AD 1630

Note

These delicate copper alloy spurs have all their fittings but the leathers which held them to the foot are all missing.

Materials used in production

Brass (alloy)

Identification numbers

Accession number: HEN.M.182A & B-1933
Primary reference Number: 18769
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 14 April 2021 Last processed: Thursday 15 April 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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