The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Bit boss
  • Bit boss
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • France or Italy
  • 16th century
  • Bronze
  • Diameter: 7.3 cm
    Weight: 0.08 kg
  • A399
  • European Armoury I
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Further Reading
  • Boss, for one of the cheek-pieces of a horse-bit, of bronze, similar in form to Wallace Collection A398, but smaller, and probably part of the same harness set or group; includes raised decoration of conventional flowers and foliage.