Rare Antique Islamic Solid Silver Necklace Torque Afghan Kochi Kuchi Afghanistan. Antique Late 19th century – early 20th century Central Asian Islamic solid ssilver large necklace torque Afghanistan Kochi Kuchi Tribe. The Torque is skillfully handcrafted of several elements of sturdy solid silver elements, soldered together and engraved on the surface. The center decorated with three glass beads in domed settings and another bead below and embossed, the ends adorned with two back-to-back bird heads. CONDITION: In its original condition with a rich dark patina intact and mild natural wear from usage in exposed areas. We had left the patina on the silver. But if someone wants to use this Torque as a necklace, it is very easy to clean up the patina on the surface of the silver. Dimensions: 20.3 cm x 17.8 cm (8 inches x 7 inches). Neck gap: 5.1 cm (2 inches). Weigh: 277 grams (9.77 ounces). Please note that this is not a common poor quality Kuchi tourist souvenir Torque such as most other Kuchi Torques on the market, but it is of museum quality and considered as Islamic art work. A similar Torque to this one can be found on display in the most important world museum collections, the Musée Du Quai Branly – Jacques Chirac in Paris France. N° inventaire: 71.1972.12.170. All items are guaranteed to be authentic antiques, and not reproductions. All our artifacts are accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity. Canadian buyers please note: We are required to charge HST or GST on all orders mailed to Canadian destinations. Our business HUNDRED & ONE ANTIQUES is based on a long family tradition of collecting fine European and Oriental Antiques and Art, with a special interest in Antique Arms and Armour. We have been involved in antique trading since 1970. Welcome and thank you for visiting. Hundred and One Antiques. Track Page Views With. Auctiva’s FREE Counter. The item “Rare Antique Islamic Solid Silver Necklace Torque Afghan Kochi Kuchi Afghanistan” is in sale since Monday, December 17, 2018. This item is in the category “Antiques\Asian Antiques\Middle East”. The seller is “eclecticmuseum” and is located in Ontario. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Color: Silver
- Maker: Islamic Silversmith
- Primary Material: Solid Silver
- Age: 1850-1899
- Region of Origin: Central Asia Afghanistan
- Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
- Type: Islamic Solid Silver Necklace Torque