Pair of Stirrups by Unknown Artist

Pair of Daimyo stirrups, inlaid with silver, with mother-of-pearl on the inside.

Details

Medium:
Iron with silver inlay; wood linings lacquered, with shell inlay
Acquired in:
1949
Presented by:
F Fairer Smith through The Art Fund

The stirrups are decorated with floral and spiral patterns.

Venue details

British Museum Great Russell Street, LONDON London WC1B 3DG 020 7323 8299 www.britishmuseum.org

Entry details

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