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2020_NYR_19039_0880_001(a_bronze_helmet_china_late_shang_dynasty_13th-11th_century_bc031741)

Lot 880. A bronze helmet, Late Shang dynasty, 13th-11th century BC; 10 ½ in. (26.7 cm.) highEstimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 17,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2020.

The front with central peak at the brow, surmounted by a horse-shaped finial, heavily encrusted.

ProvenanceJeffrey Novick, San Francisco, 2 March 1993.
The James and Marilynn Alsdorf Collection, Chicago.

Christie's. Sacred and Imperial: The James and Marilynn Alsdorf Collection Part II, New York, 24 September 2020