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    Sale 1915

    Antiquities

    6 December 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 133

    AN APULIAN RED-FIGURED BELL-KRATER

    ATTRIBUTED TO THE LUCERA PAINTER, CIRCA 340-320 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    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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    Provenance

    Kricheldorf, Stuttgart, Auction 35, 1981, lot 1542.
    German Private Collection.