An Ottoman Turquoise and Gold Necklace, Ottoman Iznik Period, ca. 15th - 17th century
An Ottoman Turquoise and Gold Necklace, Ottoman Iznik Period, ca. 15th - 17th century
An Ottoman Turquoise and Gold Necklace, Ottoman Iznik Period, ca. 15th - 17th century
An Ottoman Turquoise and Gold Necklace, Ottoman Iznik Period, ca. 15th - 17th century
An Ottoman Turquoise and Gold Necklace, Ottoman Iznik Period, ca. 15th - 17th century

An Ottoman Turquoise and Gold Necklace, Ottoman Iznik Period, ca. 15th - 17th century

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An exquisitely bold necklace featuring eleven square gold sheet pendants, each one decorated with the traditional Ottoman Iznik bird and foliate motif -- two birds, probably peacocks, with necks bent backward over their bodies on either side of a stylized tree, a square geometric border framing the motif. The central pendant, larger than the others, features a double border with a raised central motif. Later Persian turquoise beads are strung between the pendants. Superb wearable art.

Medium: Turquoise, gold

Dimensions: Necklace length: 16 inches (40.6 cm), Largest pendant width: 1 1/4 inches (3.17 cm)

Condition: Intact and in excellent condition. Restrung in modern times.

Provenance: From the property of an East Coast Collector acquired prior to 1979.

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