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    Sale 7659

    Antiquities

    13 October 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 200

    AN APULIAN RED-FIGURE BELL KRATER, ATTRIBUTED TO THE HOPPIN PAINTER

    CIRCA 380 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    AN APULIAN RED-FIGURE BELL KRATER, ATTRIBUTED TO THE HOPPIN PAINTER
    CIRCA 380 B.C.
    Side A: figure of Dionysos(?) seated on chair with cushion and covering deer pelt, an attendant female stands before him with an oinochoe held out to the phiale in his outstretched hand, a satyr mask, rosette and fillet in the field
    Side B: two standing draped youths, one with staff
    Palmettes beneath the handles with band of meander and saltire squares below each scene, laurel wreath beneath the rim
    12 3/8 in. (31.5 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Previously on the German art market, late 1990s.


    Pre-Lot Text

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