Turkish Ottoman horse tack

Turkish Ottoman horse tack

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Turkish Ottoman horse tack
Turkish Ottoman horse tack

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Turkish Ottoman horse tack in provincial style with boar tusks ornament. Such unusual horse ornaments were popular among the Ottoman cavalry Sipahi during the period of the 17th and 18th century as a symbol of bravery. The ornaments were made of boar tusks and mounted in gold, silver or brass. This particular one is mounted in brass decorated with Beykoz glass beads on the leather string (the leather string and coins are probably a later replacement).The tusk has some cracks and a large chip. The entire length of the tack is 30 inches; The Pendent is 3 ½ inches long and 3 inches high.

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  • Reference #
  • M36
  • Quantity
  • 1
  • Category
  • Militaria & Weapons
  • Department
  • Antiques
  • Year
  • 17/18 th century
  • Dimensions
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  • Condition
  • good