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An Argentinian Ring Bit with Silver inlay

This ring bit is forged in steel, it has a high port, which is attached to a ing that would pass around the horse's lower jaw to act as a curb. The ring has nine rollers on it. The central roller joins back to the cheeks by chains.

The short curved cheeks have separate loops for the headstall, curb and snaffle reins.

The remarkable thing about the bit is the extensive silver inlaid decoration. There is thick silver inlay in cross and diamond patterns over most of the external parts of the bit, even the small rein rings, swivels and rollers.
This style of decoration is characteristic of Argentina. It is probably 19th century.

Mouthpiece 4" (10cm), Port 3" (7.5cm), Cheeks 3¼" (8cm), Ring 4¾" (12cm) Argentine ring bit with silver decoration Argentine ring bit with silver decoration Argentine ring bit with silver decoration Argentine ring bit with silver decoration Argentine ring bit with silver decoration Argentine ring bit with silver decoration Argentine ring bit with silver decoration Argentine ring bit with silver decoration

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