London, South Kensington
28 April 2004
A CAMPANIAN RED-FIGURE BELL KRATER, ATTRIBUTED TO THE LIBATION PAINTER
4TH CENTURY B.C.
Side A: a libation scene, two Oscan warriors wearing plumed helmets, facing a female figure, an oinochoe in one hand, a skyphos held out in the other
Side B: two himation clad youths flanking a central woman carrying a spotted fillet
Elaborate palmettes beneath the handles, scroll ground line and laurel wreath below the rim, details added in yellow and white, foot repaired
15 5/8 in. (39.7 cm.) high
Sold Sotheby's London, 13 July 1987, lot 293.
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H. Born, Antike Herstellungstechniken, Acta Praehistorica et Archaeologica, 21, 1989, p. 104, pl. 15; and H. Born, Ancient Manufacturing Techniques, Archeometallurgia Richerche e Prospettive, 1988, p. 317, pl. 10.
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