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    Sale 5399

    Antiquities

    30 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 150

    AN APULIAN RED-FIGURE BELL KRATER

    CIRCA 360 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    AN APULIAN RED-FIGURE BELL KRATER
    CIRCA 360 B.C.
    Side A: a satyr seated on rocky outcrop, with thyrsos, holding out a phiale to a dancing maenad with garland
    Side B: two draped youths, one with staff, with stele and pair of halteres in the field
    Wave frieze below, laurel wreath beneath the rim, and details in added white
    10 5/8 in. (27 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    The property of a German private collector, inherited from his father Dr Erwin Hoess, Austria. It formed part of the family collection which was started in the 1850s by Prof. Anton Hoess.