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    Sale 7659

    Antiquities

    13 October 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 194

    A CAMPANIAN RED-FIGURE BELL KRATER, ATTRIBUTED TO THE BRANICKI PAINTER

    CIRCA 320-310 B.C.

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    A CAMPANIAN RED-FIGURE BELL KRATER, ATTRIBUTED TO THE BRANICKI PAINTER
    CIRCA 320-310 B.C.
    Side A: a seated winged woman, probably Nike, holding a phiale, her hair bound in a sakkos, wearing peplos with long over-fold, a woman standing before her wrapped in a himation, quartered circles and rhomboid in the field
    Side B: a procession of three women walking to the left, each closely wrapped in long himation, quartered circles and rhomboid in the field Palmette under each handle with side scrolls, encircling band of wave pattern below, laurel wreath under the rim, details in added white
    14 in. (35.5 cm.) high


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    Cf. A. D. Trendall, The Red-Figured Vases of Lucania, Campania and Sicily, Oxford, 1967, pp. 538-544, pls. 211-212 for the Rhomboid Group, Branicki Painter.

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    Provenance

    Formerly in a European private collection, early 1970s.