Object Title

Mace

Mace

Date

1700-1799

Object Number

XXVIC.58

Provenance

From the Major A. D. F. White collection, formerly AL.13 29

Physical Description

Of the type shown in Mughal paintings. Made of solid iron, the head is more or less the same diameter as the shaft but curved and terminating in a small chiseled knop. The head and shaft are reeded with small raised ribs.

Dimensions

Dimensions: The overall length of the mace is 775 mm. Weight: The weight of the mace is 1.5 kg.

Inscriptions and Marks

None

Associations

Places India

Bibliographic References

Dorling Kindersley, Weapon. A visual history of arms & armour, Dorling Kindersley Ltd, London, 2006, p. 74=5