Lot 565: Parthian Monkey Finial
December 6, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 3rd century BC-3rd century AD. A tubular bronze finial of a monkey crouching with forepaws on the knees, herringbone band below, pierced lug above. 54 grams, 57mm (2 1/4"). Private collection, London, UK; formerly with Persepolis Gallery, Mayfair, London, UK; in the 1980s.
Condition Report: Fine condition, lug partly absent.