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Bridle-trapping

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Between the loops there are three upright spikes, bent in and tending to come to a point. Deep green patina, with light corrosion.

Provenance

In exchange for P. 7419; Probably from Italy

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Sylvester Morse in exchange for P 7419

Italic,

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 705; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 127 (additional published references).

Dimensions

Height x length: 3 x 6.9 cm (1 3/16 x 2 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

02.329

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Animal-related