11 December 2009
PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF MR. AND MRS. CHARLES W. NEWHALL, III
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
English Private Collection, prior to the 1990s.
with Gallery Drees Archeo, Brussels.
with Jean-David Cahn, Basel.
with Antiquarium, New York, 2005.
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