A Rare 1st millennium B.C. Luristan Bronze Horse Bit

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1st millennium B.C. Luristan Bronze Horse Bit, possibly a bit from a chariot. Made of bronze with a nice patina. In good condition except for one loop broken on the horseback (as seen on the photo). Total width: 9 inches. The horses are 4 ¼ inches tall and 4 inches long. References: “Iran in the Ancient East” by Ernst E. Herzfeld on plate XXIX. An Asia Institute Book “A Survey of Persian Art” on pg. 35 All our artefacts are accompanied by a Certificate Of Authenticity.

Item Details

Reference #:
G07
Quantity
1
Category
Antiquities
Department
Antiques
Year
1st millennium B.C.
Dimensions
(Width x Height X Depth)
x x
Weight
Unknown
Condition
good
Material