Tag Archives: Hungary

Spurs & Birds

I’ve spent far too much of today contemplating a spur. I’ve no idea of its provenance, I bought it at auction with a load of silver plated dinnerware. Eagles aren’t uncommon in military spurs, there’s a thriving trade in reproduction … Continue reading

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Esterhazy Saddles in Budapest

  I travelled to Budapest on business last week. Imagine my delight at seeing a huge image of a saddle decorated with gold and jewels on a banner on the roof of a building as we drove from the airport … Continue reading

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