Ancient Chinese Eastern Zhou Dynasty Spring and Autumn Period (770-476 BC) Bronze Horse Snaffle Bit

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Ancient Chinese horse snaffle bridle-bit, Eastern Zhou Dynasty, Spring and Autumn period (770-476 BC).

Made of bronze bit with a mouthpiece composed of two canons connected in the center, each cast with a loop at both ends.

 

REFERENCES:

Similar snaffle bits from the collection of the Shaanxi History Museum are published in the exhibition catalog “Imperial China: The Art of the Horse in Chinese History” by Bill Cooke. Page.117. No. 92. (see the last picture in the listing).

The buyer will be provided with a copy of the pages from the mentioned references, together with a certificate of authenticity.

 

 

MEASUREMENTS: Overall length: 20 cm (7.9 inches)

 

WEIGHT: 184 grams

 

CONDITION: It is in good condition for its age, well-preserved with a beautiful patina proving its age and use.

Item Details

Reference #:
C390
Quantity
1
Category
Antiquities
SubCategory
Metal
Department
Antiques (approx100yrs)
Year
770-476 BC
Dimensions
(Width x Height X Depth)
x x
Weight
Unknown
Condition
good
Material