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Large Antique Turkmen Asyk Pendant, Tekke Jewellery, Turkoman Jewelry

£1,195.00

Absolutely stunning large antique asyk made from high-grade silver (tested) and fire gilded by Teke tribespeople. Early 20th century. The patterning is very elaborate and the wire work beautifully done. It is adorned with 6 bezel set carnelian stones.

A fabulous highly collectible piece of tribal adornment of museum quality.

Date:

1920s

Material:

High-grade silver, gold & carnelian

Dimensions:

31.0 cm (h) x 16.6 cm (w)

Weight:

326.0 g

Ref:

PEN-872

References:

Medzhitova, E., Dgumanijazova, M. and Grischin, E. (1990) Turkmenskoe Narodnoe Iskusstvo = Turkmen Folk Art. Ashgabat, Turkmenistan