Friday, August 22, 2008

Tombac Headpiece

tombac horse headpiece of kayi tribe
A tombac horse headpiece that remained from one of the leading Turkmen tribes, the Kayis. Remarkably well preserved tombac. In addition to protection, probably it was used to frighten the opponents and their horses; 17th century.

Height: 74.5 cm.
Estimated value: $ 325,000

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