5 June 2014
A CAMPANIAN RED-FIGURED BELL-KRATER
ATTRIBUTED TO THE WASHINGTON PAINTER, CIRCA 330-310 B.C.
The obverse with two standing draped females, that to the left in added white with a white himation over a peplos, holding a thyrsos, that to the right with a rayed diadem, holding a mirror and a situla; the reverse with a facing youth and a female, both draped and crowned in rayed diadems, a box, a phiale and a rosette in the field; a band of wave encircling below, reverse wave below the rim, palmettes and tendrils below the handles, details in added white and yellow
10¼ in. (26 cm.) high
European Private Collector; Antiquities, Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, 22 November 1974, lot 232.
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A.D. Trendall, The Red-Figured Vases of Lucania, Campania and Sicily, Third Supplement (Consolidated), London, 1983, 4/696e.
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