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Watering bit

Object Number: 
INV.892
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 )
Marks: 
stamped: on bit: "V. B. & Co./ FORGED/ BRITAN"
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
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group