"Perforated and engraved with the two-headed eagle of the German Empire and the lion of Saxony. Such muzzle-pieces were often worn with horse-armor to complete the chamfron (often covering only a part of the horse's face).
From Arlingcourt Collection.
Provenance: Purchased by William Randolph Hearst from Arnold Seligmann, Rey & Co., Inc., April 24, 1924 for $800."
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Long Island University, Brookville, NY, http://liu.edu Photograph, William Randolph Hearst Archive, S/B lot 625, Art. #246, Album 8, p. 5