Old traditional Central Asian dorsal Asik pendant from the Ersari Tribe. It was worn on the back to repel the Evil Eye. High grade silver and two table-cut carnelians. Beautiful engravings and nice patina. This Asik is relatively small and perfectly wearable (11 cm X 6,7 cm). Late 19° to early 20° century.
Silver chains of several length are available.
Provenance: Belgian Private Collection.
Ref. Ethnic Jewellery from Africa, Asia and Pacific Islands / The René van der Star Collection, The Pepin Press, page 89.
Weight: 53 gr.
Price: on request.
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