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    Sale 2056

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    9 December 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 97

    A LUCANIAN RED-FIGURED BELL-KRATER

    ATTRIBUTED TO THE AMYKOS PAINTER, CIRCA LATE 5TH CENTURY B.C.

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    A LUCANIAN RED-FIGURED BELL-KRATER
    ATTRIBUTED TO THE AMYKOS PAINTER, CIRCA LATE 5TH CENTURY B.C.
    The obverse with a nude youth in the center leaning on a stele, his body frontal with the right leg crossing the left, his left hand resting atop a staff, his head turned towards a nude youth to the right, a club in his lowered hand, his right hand raised, a woman to the left wearing a chiton and himation, her hair bound in a ribbon, offering a wreath in her right hand; the reverse with three draped youths, two holding staffs; bands of meander with saltire squares below the scenes, laurel below the rim
    13 1/8 in. (33.3 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    English Private Collection, 1980.