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Snaffle Bit

Artist:
Signed by Myōchin Sadahisa (Japanese, Echizen province, late 18th–19th century)
Date:
19th century
Culture:
Japanese
Medium:
Iron
Dimensions:
W. of mouthpiece 4 7/8 in. (12.4 cm); Wt. 1 lb. 2 oz. (510.3 g)
Classification:
Equestrian Equipment-Bits
Credit Line:
Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935
Accession Number:
36.25.553
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 378
Signature: Signed: Echizen [no] Kuni jū Myōchin Sadahisa saku (Made by Myōchin Sadahisa dweller in Echizen Province).
George Cameron Stone, New York (by 1934–d. November 18, 1935; his bequest to MMA).
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