Lot 780

An impressive Illyrian helmet, type III A, 6th to 5th century B.C.

Works of Art, Asiatica, Antiquities | A90kua | Live auction | 876 Lots

Hammer price € 13,000

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Description

Illyrian helmet (type III A) with rectangular face cutout, wide bush track and neck guard. The edges impressively framed by a narrow punched brass band. The bushes are closed at the front and back by a crossbar. Two pierced holes at the back between the bush track and the neck guard, and one in the centre of the forehead at the front. Good metal substance with only a few small additions and stabilisations. Dimensions 32 (height) x 26 (depth) x ca. 19 cm (width).

Provenance: Swiss private collection.

Condition: II Questions about the lot?

General Information

The auction starts on Monday, Nov. 22, 2021 at 10 am (CET). Lot no. 1 - 879. The pre-sale view will take place from 15 - 20 Nov. 2021 in our auction rooms at Bretonischer Ring 3 in 85630 Grasbrunn / Munich from 11 am to 5 pm (CET).