6 December 2007,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 12,500
Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000
AN APULIAN RED-FIGURED BELL-KRATER
ATTRIBUTED TO THE LUCERA PAINTER, CIRCA 340-320 B.C.
The obverse with a standing draped female figure and a nude satyr, the female figure holding a basket with cakes in her right hand, a wreath in her lowered left, the satyr with a situla in his lowered left hand, a filleted thyrsos in his right, fillets in the field; the reverse with two standing draped youths with staffs, a diptych above; meander and dotted crossed squares below the scenes, laurel below the rim, palmettes with tendrils below the handles, details in added white and yellow
11 7/8 in. (30.2 cm.) high
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Kricheldorf, Stuttgart, Auction 35, 1981, lot 1542.
German Private Collection.