The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Bit boss
  • Bit boss
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • 17th or early 18th century
  • Bronze, incised
  • Diameter: 6.3 cm
    Weight: 0.1 kg
  • A406
  • European Armoury I
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Further Reading
  • Boss, from one of the cheek-pieces of a horse-bit, made of light bronze; mammiform with two lugs for attachment; incised all over with bands of scale and zig-zag ornament.