Our catalogue > Central Asia & Caucasus

This page shows the items we have available for sale from Turkmenistan and elsewhere in central Asia, as well as the Caucasus such as Georgia and Armenia.

The items are drawn from Islamic & Orthodox Christian communities in these regions.

All the items have been sourced from within the UK.

Each item is available for sale.

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6581

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    Unusual Armenian or Kurdish Silver Belt

    Armenian people, Armenia or Turkey; or Kurdish People, Turkey
    19th century

    overall length: approximately 86cm, diameter of buckle: 8.5cm, overall weight: 482g

    Provenance

    UK art market

    6546

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      Large Tekke Parcel-Gilt Silver Chest Ornament (Gonzuk)

      Tekke People, Turkmenistan
      early 20th century

      length: 25cm, weight: 285g

      Provenance

      Dutch antique market

      6924

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        Central Asian Uzbek Head Ornament (Bodom-oy)

        Khanate of Kiva, Xorazm (Khorezm), Region, Uzbekistan
        late 19th century-early 20th century

        length: approximately 17.5cm, width: 10cm, weight: 142g

        Provenance

        private European collection

        6954

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          Central Asian Silver & Glass Bead Earrings

          Uzbek People, Central Asia, including Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan & Turkmenistan, or Nuristan, Afghanistan
          19th or early 20th century

          height: 6.7cm, combined weight: 14g

          Provenance

          private European collection

          6549

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            Kazakh Silver Matchmaker’s Double Finger Ring (Kudagi Zhuzik)

            Kazakh people, Kazakhstan - Central Asia
            19th-early 20th century

            length (widest): 6.9cm, weight: 74g

            Provenance

            Dutch art market

            6550

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              Kazakh Silver Matchmaker’s Finger Ring (Zhuzik)

              Kazakh people, Kazakhstan - Central Asia
              19th-early 20th century

              length (widest): 7.9cm, weight: 114g

              Provenance

              Dutch art market

              6551

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                Large Kazakh Silver & Gilt Matchmaker’s Double Finger Ring (Kudagi Zhuzik)

                Kazakh people, Kazakhstan - Central Asia
                19th-early 20th century

                diameter: 8.5cm, weight: 117g

                Provenance

                Dutch art market

                6508

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                  Large, Rare, Central Asian Gilded Silver Koranic Amulet Case set with Banded Agate, Spinels & Coral

                  Emirate of Bukhara (today, Uzbekistan)
                  19th century

                  length: 107cm, width: 31cm, weight: 3,216g

                  Provenance

                  private collection, Greece/UK

                  6203

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                    Tekke Parcel-Gilt, Pierced, Pectoral Ornament (Dagdan) inset with Carnelians

                    Teke People, Afghanistan
                    19th century

                    length: 25cm, width: 15cm, weight: 239g

                    Provenance

                    UK art market

                    6202

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                      Tekke Parcel-Gilt Ornament (Asyk) inset with Carnelians

                      Tekke People, Southern Turkmenistan & possibly Afghanistan
                      19th century

                      height: 16.2cm, width: 11.2cm, weight: 119g

                      Provenance

                      UK art market

                      5920

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                        Torzhok Gold Embroidered Goatskin Boots

                        Torzhok, Tver Gubernia, Russia
                        first half of the 19th century

                        heights: 39cm, lengths: 26.5cm

                        Provenance

                        UK art market

                        2779

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                          Central Asian Calligrapher’s Steel & Brass Scissors

                          Central Asia, probably Tashkent
                          late 18th century

                          length: 13cm

                          Provenance

                          The scissors were part of a collection built up over a long lifetime by an elderly collector in Worcestershire, England.

                          4837

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                            Tekke Fire-Gilded Gilt Silver Cuff Bracelet

                            Tekke people, Central Asia, including Afghanistan
                            19th-20th century

                            external width across: 7.2cm, internal width across: 5.7cm, height: 4.3cm, weight: 164g

                            Provenance

                            UK art market

                            6051

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                              Central Asian Gilded Silver Drop Earrings and a Pendant Gilded, Niello Amulet Case

                              Uzbek & Kyrgyz Peoples, Central Asia
                              19th century

                              length of amulet case: 10.6cm, height, including all chains: 22cm, lengths of earrings: 9.5cm, combined weight: 108g

                              Provenance

                              UK art market

                              3082

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                                Turkmen Parcel-Gilt Silver Bridal Comb

                                Turkmen People, Central Asia
                                early 19th century

                                length: 6.2cm, 25g

                                Provenance

                                UK art market

                                2332

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                                  Pair of Fire-Gilded Silver & Carnelian Cuff Bracelets (Bilezik)

                                  Tekke People, Southern Turkmenistan
                                  circa 1870

                                  height: 9.5cm, width: 6.5cm, weight: 493g

                                  Provenance

                                  UK art market

                                  3560

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                                    Kazakh Parcel-Gilt Silver Bracelet

                                    Kazak People, Central Asia
                                    early 20th century

                                    height: 5.7cm, exterior width: 7.4cm, interior width at widest point: 6cm, weight: 158g

                                    Provenance

                                    UK art market

                                    4672

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                                      Parcel Gilded Silver Buckle

                                      Balkans
                                      18th-19th century

                                      length: 21.5cm, width: 7.2cm, height: weight: 302g

                                      Provenance

                                      UK art market

                                      5180

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                                        Gold Mounted Comb

                                        Turkmen People, Central Asia
                                        19th century

                                        width: 9.6cm, height: 6.9cm, weight: 38g

                                        Provenance

                                        UK art market

                                        5633

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                                          Central Asian Gourd Container with Silver Mounts for Snuff Tobacco

                                          Turkestan, Central Asia
                                          19th century

                                          length: 16.2cm, weight: 80g

                                          Provenance

                                          private collection, UK.

                                          5632

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                                            Central Asian Gourd Container with Silver Mounts for Snuff Tobacco

                                            Turkestan, Central Asia
                                            19th century

                                            length: 16.4cm, weight: 83g

                                            Provenance

                                            private collection, UK.

                                            4617

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                                              Ottoman Bronze Mortar

                                              Caucasus, Armenia or Ottoman Turkey
                                              circa 16th-17th century

                                              height: 8.4cm, diameter: 10,5cm, weight: 815g

                                              Provenance

                                              UK art market