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Curb bit

  • Place of origin:

    Flanders (made)

  • Date:

    18th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Credit Line:

    Given by Dr W. L. Hildburgh

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Horse bit composed of a steel curved mouthpiece to which is pivoted a racquet shaped tongue piece, the long branches are joined at their ends by a curved rod forming the curb

Place of Origin

Flanders (made)


18th century (made)




Arms & Armour; Transport; Animals and Wildlife; Equestrian equipment


Metalwork Collection

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