The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Bit boss
  • Bit boss
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • France, possibly
  • 16th century
  • Bronze
  • Diameter: 8.8 cm
    Weight: 0.095 kg
  • A400
  • European Armoury I
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  • Boss, from the cheek-piece of a horse-bit, cast in light-coloured bronze, circular, raised centre pierced with a fleur-de-lys, bordered with a wreath; shaped edge with masks joined by swags in low relief.