London, South Kensington
25 April 2001
A CAMPANIAN RED-FIGURE BELL-KRATER, ATTRIBUTED TO THE GROUP OF THE WHITEFACE PAINTER
CIRCA 360-330 B.C.
Side A: a winged draped figure of Eros placing 'eggs' on an altar, a staff in his other hand, dotted roundels in the field
Side B: a winged figure of flying Nike, an 'egg' in each hand, an altar beneath her
Encircling band of wave pattern below, each side with a dotted groundline, laurel wreath under the rim, large palmettes and scrolling flowering tendrils under each handle, details in added white and yellow
9½ in. (24.2 cm.) high
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