11 December 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 13,750
Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000
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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Molly Morse Limmer
French Private Collection.
Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 1980s.
Please note this is considered part of the Group of Catania 737.
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