London, South Kensington
25 April 2001
A CAMPANIAN RED-FIGURE BELL-KRATER, ATTRIBUTED TO THE ATELLA PAINTER
CIRCA 320 B.C.
Side A: a draped woman seated on spotted rocks, looking and gesticulating towards an approaching naked youth
Side B: a draped standing woman offering out a phiale to a naked youth Palmettes under each handle with framing side palmettes, a meander frieze with central rosette below, laurel wreath under the rim, repaired, with a presentation case
14¼ in. (36.3 cm.) high
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Cf. A. D. Trendall, The Red-Figured Vases of Lucania, Campania and Sicily, I, Oxford, 1967, Ch. IX, pp. 349-352 for related vases.
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