Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
Inca Copper Mace Head of a Feline with Carnelian Stone Inlay, Peru 1470 - 1532 CE. Artifact is 3 3/4" x 2 3/4" x 2". Loss of stone on eye and ear as seen in images. Otherwise in very good condition. Ex: Sotheby's New York. Cf. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Bronze Mace Head of Feline, Accession Number:1987.394.166. A mace is a blunt weapon, a type of club or virge that uses a heavy head on the end of a handle to deliver powerful blows. A mace typically consists of a strong, heavy, wooden or metal s...