London, South Kensington
7 October 2010
AN ATTIC BLACK-FIGURED COLUMN KRATER
CIRCA LATE 6TH CENTURY B.C.
Side A: a crouching bearded satyr approaching the reclining figure of Dionysos; side B: two bearded warriors carrying spears, cloaks draped over their shoulder; apotropaic eye under each handle, rays around the rim, double dotted band around the edge, rays around the foot, details in added white
8½ in. (21.5 cm.) high
Swiss private collection, 1960s-70s.
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This lot is accompanied by a Thermoluminescence report from Laboratory Ralf Kotalla, Haigerloch.
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