Lot 1839: Post Medieval Miniature Roman Gladiator Helmet
December 8, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 19th century AD. A silver Grand Tour model gladiator helmet of murmillo type with enclosed broad face-plate and flared lower rim with annulets, two sets of punched eye-holes, wide brim with flange and granules to the sides, granules to the bowl, tall crest with ropework border. 31 grams, 52mm (2"). Property of a gentleman; acquired in the late 1960s-early 1970s.
Condition Report: Very fine condition.