Bronze bucket, circa 1900


Bronze bucket with brown patina, handle held by two ram heads, body ornated with low-relief relating to the Battle of Golden Spurs (Battle of Courtrai) in 1302.

Circa 1900

Height: 22 cm (8-1/2 in.) - Diameter: 15,5 cm (6 in.)

The Battle of Courtrai or Battle of Golden Spurs faced off Philip IV of France with the Flemish militia community on July 11, 1302. The victorious Flemish troops brought as trophies the golden spurs from fallen horses during the battle. These trophies today were erected in Dijon and ornate the Church of Our Lady. This victory announced the beginning of Flanders County’s independent.

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  • Expertissim Reference: 2014010241