Home > Auctions > 26th November 2019 > Greek Highly Tinned Chalcidian Helmet

Next Lot

Previous Lot  

Print page | Email lot to a friend

Back to previous page

LOT 0418

GBP (£) 18,000 - 24,000
EUR (€) 21,000 - 28,000
USD ($) 23,220 - 30,950

Opening Bid
£18,000 (EUR 20,999; USD 23,216) (+bp*) Add to Watch list

Greek Highly Tinned Chalcidian Helmet

5th-4th century BC

A sheet bronze helmet of Chalcidian type with keeled bowl and carination above the brow, low neck-guard to the rear and raised flange rim extending to the D-shaped ear and eye-recesses; short lozengiform nasal with rim; three-looped hinge fittings to each side for attachment of separate cheek-guards; the outer face tinned for an imposing appearance and to create a glancing surface; mounted on a custom-made stand. 2.8 kg, 38cm including stand (15"). Fine condition.

Property of a London gentleman; acquired in 2014 from David Aaron Gallery, Berkeley Square, London, W1; previously with Royal-Athena Galleries, New York, US; formerly in a private collection, London, UK; acquired prior to the mid-1950s; accompanied by a copy of an Art Loss Register certificate report number S00142456 and a copies of the relevant Royal-Athena Gallery published catalogue pages.

See Masson, M. E., Pugachenkova, G. A. Parfi anskie ritony Nisy (Parthian rhyta from Nisa). Al’bom illiustratsii (Album of illustrations), Moscow, 1956; Beglova, E. A., Antichnoe nasledie Kubani (Ancient heritage of Kuban) III, Moscow, pp.410-422 (in Russian); Dedjulkin A. V., 'Locally Made Protective Equipment of the Population of North-Western Caucasus in the Hellenistic Period', in Stratum Plus, n.3, 2014, pp.169-184; Симоненко А. В., 'Шлемы сарматского времени из Восточной Европы' (Sarmatian Age Helmets from Eastern Europe), in Stratum Plus, n.4, 2014, pp.249-284.

Please login or register here.


Bid History: 0

Lot No. 0418

Next Lot

Previous Lot

Auto Bid Counter

No. of Bids: 5678 / Bid Total: £659,721
View Winning Bidders

Auction Catalogue

Auction Venue:
The May Fair Hotel London
Stratton Street
Mayfair London, W1J 8LT

Viewing from noon Monday 25th November 2019
Champagne Reception: 6pm - 9pm

Tuesday 26th November 2019 (Day 1)
Lots 1-660 (Antiquities)

Auction Venue:
The Court House
363 Main Road
Harwich, CO12 4DN

Auctions start 10am GMT (Lunch 1.30 - 2pm)

Wednesday 27th (700 – 1264) Day 2
Thursday 28th (1265 – 1829) Day 3
Friday 29th (1830 – 2394) Day 4
Saturday 30th ( 2395 – 2965) Day 5
Sunday 1st (2966 – 3524) Day 6
Monday 2nd (3525 - 4088) Day 7
Tuesday 3rd (4100 - 4858) Day 8

Choose Category: