Inv. n°: MMoCA468

Bronze Winged Helmet of Phrygian-Chalcidian Type

Decorated with wings and coiled feather holders. On the cheek-pieces are Nike and Artemis, goddesses associated with victory and prowess in arms.

h. 41.3 cm

4th century BC

Bronze

Provenance

  • Ex Axel Guttmann Collection (AG327), acquired on the Cologne Art Market
  • Christie's Axel Guttmann Sale, London, April 2007, lot 96
  • Mr and Mrs Charles W. Newhall, III, 2004-2009
  • Acquired at Christie’s, Sale 2232, New York, 11th December 2009, lot 103

Publications

  • Sammlung Axel Guttmann, Antike Helme, Kalender, 1991
  • H: Born, Restaurierung antiker Bronzewaffen: Sammlung Axel Guttmann, Mainz, 1993, vol. 2, no. IX (AG 327)
  • M. Junkelmann, Das Spiel mit dem Tod. So kämpften Roms Gladiatoren, 2000, p. 52, pl. 65
  • Christie's London, Axel Guttmann Sale, Mainz, 28th April 2004, lot 96
  • Christie's New York, Antiquities Sale, 11th December 2009, lot 103
  • Minerva: the International Review of Ancient Art & Archaeology, September/October 2004, vol. XV, no. 5
  • M. Burns, "Graeco-Italic Militaria" in M. Merrony (ed.), Mougins Museum of Classical Art, France, 2011, p. 218, fig.c106
  • M. Merrony, Musée d’Art Classique de Mougins. La Collection Famille Levett, France, 2012, p. 47
  • La marche de l'Histoire, February 2013, no. 4, p. 18

Exhibitions

  • Musée d'Art Classique de Mougins (MACM), Mougins, France, from June 2011

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