Exquisitely detailed, filigreed and artistically floral engraved, silver inlays with swinging flower motif buttons and remarkable 2 1/8" cutout rowels with twelve elegant, 3-prong stems, rising from the six inlaid flowers that form the center of the stylized rowel. Antonio Cortes' acclaimed 1935 book, Hierros Forjados, on Mexican iron and silver, depicts a very similar pair (see plate No 26) dating the spurs to the 18th century. However, we date them to the mid-19th century
Mexican Spurs with Stunning Rowels Fully mounted, silver striped pattern Mexican spurs with dazzling upper shanks and stylized rowels featuring ornate inlaid iron work. A nice combination of “simple” and “sublime” styling. Includes floral carved spur straps affixed to large swinging domed buttons. Superb condition. 1900 to 1920s.
A pair of exceedingly fine late 19th century Mexican 'charro' spurs with large eight point rowels, drop shanks, silver buttons on the dress side and exceptional silver inlay throughout. Displayed on high quality custom made stands. Dimensions: 8 inches long. 3.5 inch wide heel band openings. Overall height on display stand is 5.5 inches. In excellent, original condition.
Elegant Mexican Coiled Rattlesnake Spurs with Original Straps Designed with an open heel band to dramatize and accentuate the multiple intertwined snake effect, this regal pair of fully mounted Mexican spurs is constructed using a minimum of eight silver inlaid venomous reptilia forming the heelband, shank, and even the swinging buttons. A lovely but lethal pair of spurs….back away slooowly. Includes original piteado adorned two piece lined leathers. Outstanding condition. 1900 to 1920s.