27 October 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 6,000
Estimate GBP 4,000 - GBP 6,000
AN ATTIC RED-FIGURE BELL KRATER, ATTRIBUTED TO THE MONTESARCHIO PAINTER
4TH CENTURY B.C.
Side A: seated nude figure of Dionysos holding a thrysos, satyr with thrysos standing behind, winged Eros and a seated maenad with thrysos infront
Side B: three himation clad youths
Bands of meander and crossed squares beneath, band of laurel under the rim, details in added white
11 3/8 in. (28.9 cm.) high
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Private collection, London: acquired Sotheby's London, 11 December 1989, lot 308.
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