AN ATTIC RED-FIGURED BELL KRATER
CIRCA 400-380 B.C.
The obverse with Ariadne wearing a peplos, hair bound with a fillet, standing before a seated Dionysos, a thyrsos resting in the crook of his left arm, flanked by satyrs wearing ivy-leaf wreaths, the one to the right bearded, the one to the left youthful; the reverse with three draped youths, two facing right, one facing left holding a staff, a band of meander and chequered squares below the scenes, band of laurel below the rim, details in added white and yellow
12 5/8 in. (32 cm.) high
Private collection, Germany, 1970s.
with Maxburg Galerie Antiken, Munich, 1984.