• Antiquities  auction at Christies

    Sale 2232

    Antiquities

    11 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 88

    A GREEK BRONZE HELMET CREST

    ARCHAIC PERIOD, CIRCA LATE 6TH-EARLY 5TH CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    A GREEK BRONZE HELMET CREST
    ARCHAIC PERIOD, CIRCA LATE 6TH-EARLY 5TH CENTURY B.C.
    The high crest with a long tapering projection at the back, set on a curving duck protome, the eyes incised, a band of crosshatching in between
    3½ in. (8.9 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    English Private Collection, prior to the 1990s.
    with Gallery Drees Archeo, Brussels.
    with Jean-David Cahn, Basel.
    with Antiquarium, New York, 2005.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF MR. AND MRS. CHARLES W. NEWHALL, III