London, South Kensington
27 October 2009
THE PROPERTY OF AN AUSTRIAN NOBLE FAMILY
Lots 16-25 and 191.
AN APULIAN RED-FIGURE BELL KRATER
CIRCA 4TH CENTURY B.C.
Side A: winged Nike with foot resting on boulder, holding wreath and phiale, facing a youthful satyr holding thrysos and phiale, a black-figure calyx krater between them
Side B: two himation clad youths, one with staff
Palmettes under the handles, groundline of meander and crossed squares, laurel band under rim, details in added white
14½ in. (37 cm.) high
Collection of an Austrian noble family, acquired 1750-1780.
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