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

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 31 (Armoury)


Pair of rowel spurs


Unknown (Probably)




Pair of rowel spurs, brass.

Acquisition and important dates

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


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


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

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

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