• Antiquities auction at Christies

    Sale 5952

    Antiquities

    27 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 178

    AN ATTIC RED-FIGURE BELL KRATER

    4TH CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN ATTIC RED-FIGURE BELL KRATER
    4TH CENTURY B.C.
    Side A: central altar and bearded herm, a nude youth carrying two thrysoi and a draped figure infront, two draped figures behind
    Side B: three himation clad youths
    Large palmettes under the handles, band of meander and crossed squares below, band of laurel under the rim, details in added white and yellow
    13 7/8 in. (35.3 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Private collection, London: acquired Sotheby's London, 11 December 1989, lot 307.