Objects
Saddle. Mid 17th century
Saddle. Mid 17th century
Object type
Saddle
Place of origin
Turkey, Istanbul
Date
Mid 17th century
Materials
Gold, silver, copper, precious stone, pearl, wood, leather, velvet, braid, silver-gilt threads
Technique
Chasing, weaving, embroidery
Dimensions
Total length: 40,0 cm; height of the pommel: 34,0 cm; height of the cantle: 19,0 cm
Object history note
Was presented by merchants from Istanbul to Tsar Alexis Mikhailovich or Tsar Alexis Alexeevich in 1656.(?)
Publications
The Art of the Sublime Porte. Catalogue of the exhibition. Moscow, 2008
"Ratification of friendship …" Ambassadorial gifts to Russian Tsars. Catalogue of the exhibition. Moscow, 2005
Museum number
К-231