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CA. 400 BC Rare example of Late Classical helmet of Chalcidian type; Formed of heavy sheet, the crown with a raised median ridge that terminates at the back in a pronounced carinated edge, an arching ridge above the neck-guard; long plume holder on top; the cheek-pieces hinged below with punched decorations; magnificent wings above. Good condition / some repair and restoration. Size: 420mm (with wings and cheek-guards); wings lenght 230mm; cheek guards - 115mm; body 206x260mm; 750 grams. Provenance: Property of an avid London Ancient Art collector; ex. Parthenon Gallery, London; originally obtained in Germany in the early 1990s, ex. Axel Guttmann collection. Certificate and Certificate of Authenticity and a copy of the reference book. Reference: Graells, R. Lorrio, A., Qesada F.. Cascos Hispano-Calcidos, 2014. Mainz.
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GREEK BRONZE WINGED HELMET - ex. AXEL GUTTMANN

Estimate £40,000 - £60,000Mar 29, 2020
Starting Price £20,000
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