Lot 630

An extraordinary Central Italian/Etruscan horse bit, 5th century B.C.

Works of Art, Antiquities | A82kua | Live auction | 714 Lots


The mouthpiece of this bit consists of two articulated strong parts with discs and square cubes serrated at the edges. Large curved cheekpieces. Bronze with remains of iron. Excellent patina. Mounted on a stand. Length 17.5 cm.Provenance: Southern German private collection. Formerly collection of Prof. Paulsen, director of the Prehistoric Museum in Munich in the first half of the 20th century.Condition: II - Questions about the lot?

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The auction includes 719 lots and starts on Monday, May 25, 2020 at 10 am (CET). Lot no. 1 - 719. The pre-sale viewing will take place from May 21 - 24, 2020 from 2 to 6 pm (CET). However, the number of participants for both auction and viewing is limited due to Covid-19 restrictions and requires an appointment. Bring your favourite breathing mask! Prior to any visit please check our website - we'll update it as soon as the situation changes.