The Wallace Collection

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Bit boss
  • Bit boss
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • Italy
  • 16th century
  • Bronze
  • Diameter: 8.1 cm
    Weight: 0.1 kg
  • A403
  • European Armoury I
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  • Boss, from one of the cheek-pieces of a horse-bit, cast in dark bronze; circular, with raised mammiform centre. Decorated all over with arabesques in low relief.