Large Antique Turkmen Asyk Pendant, Tekke Jewellery, Turkoman Jewelry
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.
High-grade silver, gold & carnelian
31.0 cm (h) x 16.6 cm (w)
Medzhitova, E., Dgumanijazova, M. and Grischin, E. (1990) Turkmenskoe Narodnoe Iskusstvo = Turkmen Folk Art. Ashgabat, Turkmenistan