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Evil Eye amulet / Nazar Boncugu
DECORATIVE ARTS
amulet
Asia: China
2010s
glass; metal; fabric
Amulet: 81 mm; overall: 327 mm x 94 mm

Middle Eastern protective eye symbol comprising, on the front, four concentric rings of black, light blue, white and dark blue glass, perforated in the outer ring to take a chain, by which attached to a decorative banner with white metal runners, each bearing a smaller glass representation of the eye, and six suspended coins. The whole suspended from a D-shaped hanging ring.


2014.1

Gift of Ms Julie Alexander, 2014



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