Lot 42

A PARTHIAN BRONZE MACE HEAD Circa 1st – 3rd Century A.D. The long iron shaft with a tubular bronze handle two spheres at each end, the highly decorative terminal in the form of a janiform goddess, with large almond-shaped eyes, the hair falling in stylised curls on each side of the face, wearing a circular diadem, the hair in a topknot behind,  61cm high, (70.5cm high inc. base), Provenance: French private collection formed in the 1970s.

Estimate: £8,000-£12,000