The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Bit boss
  • Bit boss
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • Germany
  • c. 1580
  • Gold and bronze
  • Diameter: 9.3 cm
    Weight: 0.12 kg
  • A405
  • European Armoury I
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Further Reading
  • Boss, from one of the cheek-pieces of a horse-bit, made of gilt bronze, circular, with a round convex boss in the centre, decorated with radiating fluting and sunken gadroons; one hole for attachment.