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Watering bit

Watering bit
Title
Watering bit
Date 
1875-1950
Medium 
Steel
Dimensions 
Overall: 2 1/2 x 16 x 1 1/8 in. ( 6.4 x 40.6 x 2.9 cm )
Description 
Steel snaffle watering bit with two loops forming the joint in the center; two rings attach to the bit ends and to stirrup shaped fasteners at both ends to which the reins are attached.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. Walter Jennings
Object Number 
INV.892
Marks 
stamped: on bit: "V. B. & Co./ FORGED/ BRITAN"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group