25 October 2016
THE PROPERTY OF A CALIFORNIA PRIVATE COLLECTOR
A GREEK BRONZE GREAVE
CLASSICAL PERIOD, CIRCA 6TH-4TH CENTURY B.C.
16 13/16 in. (42.7 cm.) high
with Brian Michael Powers, Los Gatos, California.
Acquired by the current owner from the above, 1987.
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