Greek Bronze Corinthian Helmet
An early ancient Greek bronze helmet of the Corinthian type, of upright bell-shape form with curvilinear eye holes that taper to a point, cheek pieces that leave a wide opening for the mouth, and a perforated border with abbreviated neck guard.
Ca. 650-600 BC.
Published: R. Hixenbaugh and A. Valdman, Ancient Greek Helmets: a Complete Guide and Catalog, 2019, cat. no. C54.
Formerly in a Connecticut private collection; previously in the collection of Axel Guttmann (AG150), Berlin, Germany (1944-2001), acquired in Geneva in 1993; at auction; Christie's, London, April 28, 2004, lot 64.