Exhibitions/ Art Object

Amulet Holder

Object Name:
Amulet holder
late 19th–early 20th century
Attributed to Central Asia or Iran
Silver; fire-gilded and chased, with decorative wire, ram’s-head terminals, openwork, slightly domed cabochon and table-cut carnelians, turquoise beads, wire chains, and spherical bells
14 x 12 5/8 in. (35.6 x 32.1 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of Marshall and Marilyn R. Wolf, 2005
Accession Number:
Not on view
Marshall and Marilyn R. Wolf, Toronto, Canada (until 2005; gifted to MMA)
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Turkmen Jewelry," October 9, 2012–February 24, 2013, no. 125.

Diba, Layla S. "Silver Ornaments from the Marshall and Marilyn R. Wolf Collection." In Turkmen Jewelry. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2011. no. 125, pp. 40, 41, 171-172, ill. figs. 1, 4, p. 171 (color).

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