warpicshistory: BAROQUE SADDLE, HORSE 17TH CEN…

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BAROQUE SADDLE, HORSE 17TH CENTURY Saddle, mace and quiver of Kara Mustapha Pasha who led siege to Vienna in 1683. Saddle bridge made of sheet- silver, marked with the stamp of the court factory of Sultan Mehmet IV. The mace is silver and niello work. Kunsthistorisches Museum, Ruestkammer, Vienna, Austria. [Photo & Caption via Ottoman Empire History on Facebook] #war #history #ottoman #turk #turkey #saddle #austria