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    Sale 2056

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    9 December 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 108

    AN APULIAN RED-FIGURED BELL-KRATER

    ATTRIBUTED TO THE HAIFA PAINTER, CIRCA 340-330 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    AN APULIAN RED-FIGURED BELL-KRATER
    ATTRIBUTED TO THE HAIFA PAINTER, CIRCA 340-330 B.C.
    The obverse with a seated draped female and a standing nude satyr, the female to the left with a filleted thyrsos in her right hand, a cista in her left, the satyr to the right, a wreath in his right hand, a thyrsos in his left, a sprig between; the reverse with two standing draped youths, one with a staff, jumping weights in the field between; an encircling band of meander and dotted crossed squares below the scenes, laurel below the rim, palmette complexes below the handles, lines on the handle roots, details in added white
    15 3/8 in. (39.1 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    with Freddie Kung, Lucerne, 1970s.
    Swiss Private Collection.