3 June 2009,
Price realised USD 20,000
USD 15,000 - USD 20,000
A PAIR OF GREEK BRONZE GREAVES
CIRCA LATE 6TH-4TH CENTURY B.C.
Formed of wrapped sheet, naturalistically representing the anatomy of the lower leg, each with the raised rounded patella tailed below toward the tibia, details of the musculature well modelled, including the calfs and the anterior muscles, tapering toward the ankles, flaring out at the lower edge
15 7/8 in. (40.3 cm.) high (2)
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with Nicholas Koutoulakis, Switzerland, 1980s.
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