Probably Indian & 19th Century. This steel Wilson snaffle has spiked rollers or rowels on its jointed mouthpiece, they all turn freely.
The four bit rings have incied decoration, and the inner rings have hooks.
There are bulb shaped terminals on the mouthpieces - these are modelled on pomegranates.
This bit shows hardly any wear, which is something of a relief, it is hard to imagine it in a horse's mouth.
Mouthpiece 13cm (5½")
Rings 7.5cm (3"
Ref : bit260
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