Property from a Swiss Private Collection
AN ITALIC BRONZE FIGURE OF A WARRIOR, CIRCA 3RD CENTURY B.C.
standing on tenons with the weight on his right leg, holding a shield in his left hand and a fragmentary weapon in his right hand, and wearing greaves, short tunic, corslet, and helmet with cheek-guards, the crest engraved with zigzag and linear decoration.
Height with tenons 10 cm.
Leo Biaggi de Blasys (1906-1979), Lugano, acquired in the 1950s/1960s
by descent to the present owner
The present lot appears as no. 18 in the 25 January 1982 Lausanne inventory of the Leo Biaggi de Blasys collection of antiquities.