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Bridle-trapping

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There are the usual two loops and three upright spikes, noticeably blunt and thick, and separated from one another. Deep green patina, with light corrosion.

Provenance

In exchange for P. 7419. From Florence

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Sylvester Morse

Italic,

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 704; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 127 (additional published references).

Dimensions

Height x length: 3.5 x 7.8 cm (1 3/8 x 3 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

02.328

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Animal-related