A PAIR OF ROMAN BRONZE REIN GUIDES
Circa 2nd Century A.D.
Each with two panthers with their heads turned out, standing on the horse-shoe-shaped guide with their fore-legs on the cross-bar, with a facing head of Io in a roundel on either side of the cross-bar, each panther with well defined details and musculature, an outer fore-paw resting on the top of Io's head
23/8 in. (6 cm) high each (2)