• Antiquities auction at Christies

    Sale 5952

    Antiquities

    27 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 34

    AN ETRUSCAN APPLIED RED-FIGURE BELL KRATER, ATTRIBUTED TO THE SPECTRE GROUP

    CIRCA 4TH CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

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    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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    Provenance

    American private collection; acquired Sotheby's London, 22 May 1989, lot 187.