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    Sale 2007

    Antiquities

    4 June 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 199

    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 draped maenad and a satyr, the maenad moving to the right and looking back, a wreath in her right hand, a thyrsos and branches in her left, the satyr pursuing her with a large striped basket in his lowered hands, a rosette in the field, a dotted groundline below; the reverse with two draped youths with staffs, a diptych above, meander and dotted crossed squares and a saltire square below the scenes, laurel below the rim, palmettes and tendrils below the handles, details in added white
    11 in. (27.9 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    with T. Fujita, 1970s.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION


    Literature

    G. Hafner, ed., Greek and Etruscan Arts, Tokyo, 1973, no. 48.
    A.D. Trendall and A. Cambitoglou, The Red-Figured Vases of Apulia, Vol. II, Oxford, 1982, no. 20/164.