THIS IS THE LARGEST KNOWN OF ITS KIND. PRIVATE ART COLLECTION PIECE LARGE TURKMEN TRIBAL ASYK PENDANT. FROM THE PRIVATE COLLECTIONOF HARRY A. CATALOG MARKING IS STILL INTACT AS PICTURED. PLEASE SEE PICTURES FOR CONDITION, THIS IS A TRUE WORK OF ART. SOME BACK GROUND AND DETAILS. Franklin was a pioneering dealer and collector of ethnographic art who owned a gallery in Beverly Hills and died in 1983. Franklin began collecting art in 1938, opened his first gallery in 1955. Although he initially collected paintings, he soon moved into so-called primitive art and was widely revered as one of the earliest collectors to appreciate its aesthetic worth. Antique Turkmen Large Asyk Pendant. This large Antique Turkmen Asyk Pendant was ornately handcrafted in high grade Silver in the early 1900’s or later by Turkmen Tribal Jewelry artisans. The gold-gilded design of stylized flames and bird wings is a traditional Turkmen motif, intended to bless the wearer with heaven’s bounty. Large vibrant carnelians in a raised bezels sits in the center, strategically placed to ward off the evil eye and bring blessings and protection to the wearer. A rich, warm age patina remains intact as a testament to years of loving wear and to the delight of collectors. This old Silver Asyk was expertly handcrafted with a large bail to wear on a favorite chain, cord, or ribbon. Collectible, museum quality, and wearable Antique Turkmen Tribal Jewelry Silver Asyk. Asyk pendants are classically Turkmen, given to women as engagement and wedding gifts by well-wishers offering blessings, while adding to the bride’s personal wealth. Turkmen Asyks come in a variety of sizes and surface designs, but always with the same unique shape and purpose. This is a particularly beautiful old piece of Collectible Museum Quality Turkmen Tribal Jewellery that is more than 100 years old. Excellent condition with rich patina. From the Private Collection of the Late Harry A. Size = 7 inches long x 4.2 inches wide (1 inch = 2.54 cm). Weight = 6.6 oz (185 grams). Material = High-grade Silver with Gold Gilding with raised carnelian inlays. Will Be WELL PACKAGED AND PADDED TO ENSURE YOU GET WHAT YOU SEE AS YOU SEE IT!! WHAT YOU SEE IS WHAT YOU GET! The item “Harry A. Franklin PRIVATE COLLECTION PIECE LARGE TURKMEN TRIBAL ASYK BREASTPLATE” is in sale since Friday, September 17, 2021. This item is in the category “Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Vintage Ethnic/Regional/Tribal\Other Vintage Ethnic Jewelry”. The seller is “junktronics1979″ and is located in Lakeland, Florida. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Vintage: Yes
- Jewelry Type: pendant asyk breastplate
- Material: Mixed Materials
- Metal: silver with gold guilding
- Main Stone: Carnelian
THIS IS WHAT APPEARS TO BE A LARGE VINTAGE TURKMEN NECKLACE. EACH CROWN IS ADORNED WITH CABOCHONS, BLUE ON THE CENTER CROWN, RED ON THE OUTER ONES. ADDITIONAL FOUR CABOCHONS IN THE CENTER, TWO REDS IN THE MIDDLE, A BLUE ONE ON EACH END. STERLING ACID TESTED ON TWO SEPARATE SPOTS, SEE LAST TWO PHOTO. I DON’T KNOW MUCH MORE ABOUT THIS ITEM, BUT I WILL BE HAPPY TO SEND MORE PHOTOS OR ANSWER ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE. I DO NOT CLEAN, WIPE OFF OR POLISH ITEMS, I LIKE TO OFFER THEM AS FOUND. VINTAGE ITEMS ARE CONSIDERED PRE-OWNED. I WOULD HAVE NO KNOWLEDGE ON HOW THEY WERE USED, KEPT OR MAINTAINED. THANK YOU AND ENJOY! The item “LARGE VINTAGE TURKMEN JEWELED REGAL DESING PENDANT NECKLACE” is in sale since Friday, August 20, 2021. This item is in the category “Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Vintage Ethnic/Regional/Tribal\Other Vintage Ethnic Jewelry”. The seller is “oldguystreasures51″ and is located in Lake Worth, Florida. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, South africa, Ireland, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, United arab emirates, Malaysia.
Weight: About 252.2 Grams. Length : About 7 (dangles included). Width: About 5.4. Hole Size: About 8mm. Look at all images carefully before purchasing. Although we hand select our jewelries, but still tribal Jewelries may have some wears & tears, missing beads or glasses, dangles, missing chains, bells and jingles.. Etc so, please look at at the images carefully before purchasing. We took several images and very close up photos are taken to show you exactly what you will be receiving. The metals used in these kind of jewelries are called different names, some call it German Silver, some called it Gypsy and some call it Alpaca Silver or they could be just brass. Actual item may differ slightly than the image due to image quality, lightening, Contrasts, resolutions and other factors. However, in most cases actual items look better than the images. The item “252.2g, 7×5.4, Kuchi Pendant Large Ethnic Tribal Gypsy, ATS, @Afghanistan, B143″ is in sale since Friday, June 18, 2021. This item is in the category “Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Vintage Ethnic/Regional/Tribal\Other Vintage Ethnic Jewelry”. The seller is “watangems” and is located in Lake Elsinore, California. This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Australia.
- Metal Purity: Unknown
- Jewelry Type: Pendant
- Metal: Unknown
- Material: Mixed Materials
- Country/Region of Manufacture: Afghanistan
- Main Stone: No Stone
- Brand: Handmade