About this object

A brass horse bit, made from two connected lengths, both decorated with spikes and finished with square finials. Threaded through or over the finials are four brass rings.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Transport
  • Culture
    Tibetan
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Asia: Central Asia: Tibet [China]
  • Date made
    19th Century
  • Materials
    Brass
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    From the Collection of H. G. Beasley
  • Collector
    Harry Geoffrey Beasley
  • Place collected
    Not recorded
  • Date collected
    1939 before
  • Measurements
    301 mm x 90 mm x 15 mm; 11 7/8 in x 3 9/16 in x 9/16 in
  • Note
    Attached to the bit is an auction label, which reads 'Lot 30'
  • Related people

Where is this object from?

Object view = Humanities
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