• Antiquities auction at Christies

    Sale 5952

    Antiquities

    27 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 161

    AN APULIAN RED-FIGURE BELL KRATER, ATTRIBUTED TO THE BARLETTA GROUP

    FIRST HALF OF 4TH CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN APULIAN RED-FIGURE BELL KRATER, ATTRIBUTED TO THE BARLETTA GROUP
    FIRST HALF OF 4TH CENTURY B.C.
    Side A: woman running to the left, head turned back, holding mirror and tympanon, a naked youth behind carrying wreath and foliate branch
    Side B: two himation clad youths
    Palmettes under the handles, band of meander and crossed squares below, laurel wreath below the rim, details in added yellow
    11 in. (24 cm.) high


    Contact Client Service
    • info@christies.com

    • New York +1 212 636 2000

    • London +44 (0)20 7839 9060

    • Hong Kong +852 2760 1766

    • Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766

    Contact the department

    Special Notice

    No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.


    Provenance

    Private collection, London: acquired Sotheby's London, 11 December 1989, lot 391.