Antique 18-19th Century Islamic Ottoman North Africa Arab Silver Inlaid Iron Prick Spurs
Pair of antique 18-19th century Islamic Ottoman North Africa, Arab iron prick spurs, entirely formed of hand forged iron with U-shaped heel bands with slotted rectangular terminals formed with a tall rectangular loop in the center, moulded necks and characteristically long spikes, surface inlaid with silver koftgari interlaced scrolling foliage.
Approximate measurements: Overall length: 29.5 cm (11.61 inches) and the second spur measure 28 cm (11.02 inches).
CONDITION: Showing age and usage, in very good overall condition, silver inlaid slightly worn.
REFERENCES: Glossary of the Construction, Decoration and Use of Arms and Armor in All Countries and in All Times by George Cameron Stone. Page:583
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The buyer will be provided with copies of the pages from these two mentioned references along with a certificate of authenticity.