12 April 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 27,500
Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 20,000
A GREEK BRONZE ILLYRIAN HELMET
ARCHAIC PERIOD, CIRCA 550-500 B.C.
Hammered from a single sheet, of domed form, with a straight visor and a short flaring neck-guard, two raised parallel ridges running front to back across the crown, a perforation at the forward tip of each cheek-guard and one at the back
9 ½ in. (24.1 cm.) high
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G. Max Bernheimer
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Hannah Fox Solomon
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Private Collection, Germany.
with Antiqua, Woodland Hills, California.
Acquired by the current owner from the above, 2000.
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