• Antiquities  auction at Christies

    Sale 2232

    Antiquities

    11 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 116

    A CAMPANIAN RED-FIGURED CALYX-KRATER

    GROUP OF CATANIA 737, CIRCA LATE 4TH CENTURY B.C

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    A CAMPANIAN RED-FIGURED CALYX-KRATER
    GROUP OF CATANIA 737, CIRCA LATE 4TH CENTURY B.C
    One side with a horse with its head turned back, a bird flying above, an Ionic column to the right; the other side with a female seated on an Ionic capital, facing left, a box in her left hand, extending her right towards a veiled female, a bird flying between them, a draped female standing to the right, offering a wreath to a nude youth who stands to the left on the other side of the vase, the wreath centered above the handle, the youth holding a staff; a band of wave encircling below, laurel above, some details in added white and dilute glaze
    18½ in. (46.9 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    French Private Collection.
    Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 1980s.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note this is considered part of the Group of Catania 737.