Antique Bridle Rosette Horse Head Cuff Leather Glass Bridled Victorian


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This stunning rosette once graced the bridle of a finely turned-out carriage horse, repurposed over 100 years later as a highly unique and collectible piece of modern jewelry. This is an excellent example of glass bridle rosettes from this era –dogs and horses were the most popular by far – and is in good antique condition. Glass rosette with bridled buckskin horse head in a red background, vintage saddle brown tooled leather strap. Rosette is circa 1880s, cuff is circa 1970s. Cuff measures 8 ¼ inches long x 1 ½ inches wide, adjustable 6 ¾ - 7 ½ inches, rosette measure 1 ¾ inches round. This Rosette is featured in the book "Bridle Rosettes, Two centuries of Equine Adornment" by E. Helene Sage.

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