Antique 18th Century Islamic Turkish Ottoman Tombak Stirrups For Saddle

Antique 18th Century Islamic Turkish Ottoman Tombak Stirrups For Saddle

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A pair of antique, 18th century,circa 1700-1800 A.D. Islamic Turkish Ottoman Tombak Stirrups, comprising two stirrups, each with the convex and flaring rectangular base with foliate sides and arched cross bar with elliptical suspension loop, the exterior side panels chased and engraved with a floral wreath. The stirrups are made of copper alloy and they were previously gold gild (the gold gilding is completely worn).
 

This type of the Turkish Ottoman stirrups has been used by high ranking Ottomans Army officials. These types of the stirrups are very rare and important objects of Turkish Ottoman Islamic Art and only a few of them survived to the present day, mostly in the most