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Bronze rein-guide or terret ring with human faces Celtic La Tène

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Bronze rein-guide or terret ring with human faces Celtic La Tène

An important cast bronze rein-guide or terret ring with a double stylized human face of rounded shape with bulging eyes and thick eyebrows that continue into a thin nose. These objects were used to guide individual rein leathers to the driver of a chariot or cart. A part of the original iron fastening pin is still visible at the top Bronze with a beautiful corroded patina with different shades of green and hints of blue and traces of cuprite. Iron Age. Celtic civilization. La Tène culture. Circa 3rd-2nd century B.C. Dimensions: height (without stand) 7,5cm ; width 7cm Provenance: Art & [...]

Period : < 16th century

Antique dealer : Kim J. Nazzi

Kim J. Nazzi

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