Galerie Günter Puhze
Ancient Art

Object: 7269

Warrior with shield

Umbrian, 500 - 450 BC

Solid-cast bronze. Nude figure of a warrior depicted in striding position. The whole left arm concealed by an oval shield. His upraised right arm originally held a lance. Eyes, right nipple and navel indicated as embossed circles and mouth as an incised notch. Genital indicated. Unbroken; right lower arm and feet missing, shield slightly worn.

cf. S. Cassani (Editor), Exhibition catalogue Geneva, The Art of the Italic Peoples from 3000 to 300 BC, 1993, p. 248 no. 147

Private collection M. E., Switzerland, since 1970s.

H 6,6 cm

Price € 3.500