London, South Kensington
27 October 2009
AN APULIAN RED-FIGURE BELL KRATER, ATTRIBUTED TO THE BARLETTA GROUP
FIRST HALF OF 4TH CENTURY B.C.
Side A: woman running to the left, head turned back, holding mirror and tympanon, a naked youth behind carrying wreath and foliate branch
Side B: two himation clad youths
Palmettes under the handles, band of meander and crossed squares below, laurel wreath below the rim, details in added yellow
11 in. (24 cm.) high
Private collection, London: acquired Sotheby's London, 11 December 1989, lot 391.
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