Property Formerly in the Collection of William and Bernadette Berger
MAGNA GRAECIA, CIRCA 4TH CENTURY B.C.
A GREEK BRONZE CORSELET
Magna Graecia, Circa 4th Century B.C.
Including a separate breast-plate and back-plate, each hammered from a single sheet, with the musculature, navel, nipples and spinal column naturalistically modelled, the nipples perhaps formerly inlaid or gilt, with three attachment rings remaining on the proper right side
17 7/8 in. (45.4 cm) high for the front; 19 in. (48.3 cm) high for the back
Fine Antiquities, Sotheby's New York, 20 May 1982, lot 129
Antiquities and Islamic Art, Sotheby's New York, 8 December 1995, lot 80