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19th Century Tibetan Antique Decorative Dragon Brass Horse stirrups. Brass cost more, thus these were made for a rich person, judging by there sleekness yet still a little bulky I believe early 20th C. Likely made by the same artisian that made the brass statues for the monastery.
Older Stirrups, 19th C. were usually made of iron, often quite a bit bulkier and heavy. The stirrups of the 20th C. tend to be steel, sleek, simple and mass produced. You can tell an older pair by the weight and workmanship. Like all things old from Tibet, they will be decorative. If a pair were crafted for the richest, the details tended to be refined and polished stones may have been inlaid. Honestly in all my travels in Tibet I have never seen the true article. Seen reproductions that looked so.