William Spratling (American, 1900-1967). <em>Pair of Spurs</em>, before 1952. Silver, 8 1/2 x 3 1/2 in. (21.6 x 8.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Collection Fund and Dick S. Ramsay Fund, 52.166.22. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 52.166.22.jpg)

Pair of Spurs

Artist:William Spratling

Medium: Silver

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:before 1952

Dimensions: 8 1/2 x 3 1/2 in. (21.6 x 8.9 cm)


Accession Number: 52.166.22

Image: 52.166.22.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
A pair of silver spurs said to have been copied from an old pair now in the Museo Nacional in Mexico which belonged to Mr. Algara's family. There is no definite proof of this, however. They were made by William Spratling. They are engraved and decorated with relief carvings of dogs along the edges. Each rowel has twelve points and there is a silver chain in back of each spur. Condition: good

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