stirrup (horse furniture)

Stirrup made of iron, decorated with gilding and turquoise inlay, which is mostly missing. It has a flat, oval, openwork base with a cross and floral motif edged with a lip with an openwork design. The side arches have a circular section on each side, inlaid with turquoise beads around an eight-spoked wheel. On top is the strap loop.

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