An antique Brazilian steel bit.
It is made of steel with a dark patina.
Its mouthpiece has a high sloping port.
The long turning cheeks curve backwards and have incised decoration.
There are curb rein rings at the ends of each cheek and a hole for a slobber chain.
There are no maker's marks or stamps.
Dimensions : Mouthpiece 4½" (11.2cm),
Cheek length 6¾" (17.2cm)
Weight : 475g (1lb ¾oz)
Ref : bit675