PROPERTY FROM A NEW YORK PRIVATE COLLECTION
AN APULIAN GNATHIAN-WARE BELL-KRATER
CIRCA 340-320 B.C.
The obverse with a cock in profile to the left, standing on a dotted groundline, the feathers, crown and wattle in added yellow, with two rosettes in the field, framed on either side by spiraling tendrils, a band of dotted egg-pattern above; the reverse with two sprays of ivy descending at an angle from either side; the lug handles molded in the form of lion heads
10 ¼ in. (26 cm.) high
Elie Borowski (1913-2003), Toronto, 1990.
Ancient Greek Vases formerly in the Private Collection of Dr. Elie Borowski, Christie's, New York, 12 June 2000, lot 121.