London, South Kensington
28 April 2004
A PILOS TYPE BRONZE HELMET
4TH CENTURY B.C.
Of conical form with broad rim, with remains of original tinned laurel wreath decoration above, surmounted by a coiling finial with leaves around the helmet's apex, restored
12 in. (30.5 cm.) high
Acquired Münzen und Medaillen, Basel, Auktion 70, 14 November 1986, no. 127.
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Exhibition catalogue, Classical Antiquity, André Emmerich Gallery Inc. (Zurich and New York) and Münzen und Medaillen AG (Basle), 22 November 1975 - 10 January 1976, no. 53.
H. Born, Restaurierung antiker Bronzewaffen: Sammlung Axel Guttmann, II, Mainz, 1993, no. VI (AG 179).
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