Lot 563: Parthian Mount with Athena
December 6, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 1st century BC-1st century AD. A sheet silver discoid plaque with beaded border and attachment holes; repoussé bust of Athena facing with plumed helmet, tunic under scale armour. See Rolland, H. Bronzes Antiques de Haute Provence, Paris, 1965 for discussion. 62 grams, 12.5cm (5"). Property of a London gentleman; acquired in the 1980s. Supplied with a positive X-Ray Fluorescence metal analysis certificate.
Condition Report: Very fine condition, usage wear.