Antique 19th Century Islamic Turkish Ottoman Brass Saddle Stirrups
A pair of antique, 19th century, Islamic Turkish Ottoman stirrups, of characteristic form, made of brass with curved base plate, flanked by flat sides rising to an arch and finishing with a loop, decorated in openwork with typical Ottoman neo-rococo style motifs. The base plate cut in elaborate cartouche surrounded by acanthus scrolls.
DIMENSIONS: Approximately. Length: 16 cm (6 .3 inches). Width: 11 cm (4.33 inches). Height: 14 cm (5.51 inches)
CONDITION: Showing the age and usage.
1.A Glossary of the Construction, Decoration and Use of Arms and Armor: in All Countries and in All Times by George Cameron Stone: Page. 586, fig.97 D.
2. War and peace: Ottoman - Polish relations in the 15th - 19th centuries. [Exhibition catalogue] June 29 - September 20, 1999; Museum of Turkish and Islamic Arts, Istanbul.by Kangal Selmin and prof. Tadeusz Majda Page. 356, fig.267.
The buyer will be provided with a copy of the pages from the mentioned references, together with a certificate of authenticity.