Bronze horse trappings
Near Eastern, Iranian, Luristan
height x width (tips of antlers): 10.5 x 8.4 cm (tips of antlers) (4 1/8 x 3 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This bronze element of a horse bridle (perhaps a rod-holder) depicts two stylized rampant/rearing ibexes/rams opposing one another, shown with prominent horns. The metal is dark with areas of light green patina.
(Accession date: November 12, 1959)
Seth K. Sweetser Fund