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    Sale 7659

    Antiquities

    13 October 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 192

    AN APULIAN RED-FIGURE KRATER

    LATE 4TH CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    AN APULIAN RED-FIGURE KRATER
    LATE 4TH CENTURY B.C.
    Side A: seated nude male figure, hair bound with a fillet, holding a thyrsos in his right hand, facing a draped female figure who holds a wreath and situla, window and fillet in the field
    Side B: two himation clad youths, one carrying a staff
    Palmettes under the handles, band of meander and crossed squares beneath, band of laurel under the rim, details in added white
    13 in. (33 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    From the estate of the British amateur archaeologist, W. R. Bench, circa 1930s.
    Private collection, England.