27 October 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 2,125
Estimate GBP 1,500 - GBP 2,500
AN ETRUSCAN APPLIED RED-FIGURE BELL KRATER, ATTRIBUTED TO THE SPECTRE GROUP
CIRCA 4TH CENTURY B.C.
Side A: a draped female figure and a naked youth, cloak draped over his left arm
Side B: two himation clad figures, two vessels in the field between them
Scrolling palmettes under the handles, band of laurel under the rim, meander groundline
15 in. (38 cm.) high
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American private collection; acquired Sotheby's London, 22 May 1989, lot 187.
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