• Antiquities auction at Christies

    Sale 5952

    Antiquities

    27 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 163

    AN ATTIC RED-FIGURE BELL KRATER, ATTRIBUTED TO THE MONTESARCHIO PAINTER

    4TH CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    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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    Provenance

    Private collection, London: acquired Sotheby's London, 11 December 1989, lot 308.