• Antiquities  auction at Christies

    Sale 2232

    Antiquities

    11 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 108

    AN APULIAN RED-FIGURED BELL-KRATER

    ATTRIBUTED TO THE DIJON PAINTER, CIRCA 380-370 B.C.

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    AN APULIAN RED-FIGURED BELL-KRATER
    ATTRIBUTED TO THE DIJON PAINTER, CIRCA 380-370 B.C.
    The obverse with a satyr and a maenad, the satyr nude, standing on one foot on a rocky groundline, his left leg raised, holding a filleted thyrsos in his left hand and a phiale in his right, the maenad before him, moving right but looking back, wearing a peplos, a himation over her left arm, a tympanum in her left hand; the other side with two draped youths; a band of meander with saltire squares encircling below, laurel below the rim, a palmette and tendrils below each handle, lines at the handle roots
    13½ in. (34.2 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    with Maxburg Galerie Antiken, Munich, 1980.
    Swiss Private Collection.