Peak of a Phrygian Helmet

Culture: Greek
Period: 5th-4th century B.C.
Material: Bronze, Silver
Dimensions: 14 cm high
Price: 1 800 Euro
Ref: 2323
Provenance: Old German private collection. Auctioned on 24 September 2011 at Gerhard Hirsch Nachfolger Munich, Germany, lot 1181. Thence collection Claus-Eberhard Schultze, Berlin, Germany.
Condition: Fragment
Description: Peak of a Phrygian helmet formed of two bronze sheets. This part is the the calotte of the helmet with a highly formed and bent forward or declining peak. On one side a preserved leaf-formed silver applique which had a decorative purpose. Mounted.