London, South Kensington
25 April 2001
AN APULIAN RED-FIGURE BELL KRATER ATTRIBUTED TO THE LATERZA PAINTER
Side A: a maenad running to the right holding a thyrsos out in front, looking back towards a naked youth following her, holding a wreath out to him, he carries a laden phiale with a cloak draped over his arm, a thyrsos in his right hand, a spotted fillet and ball in the field, details added in white and yellow
Side B: two draped youths each carrying a staff
Palmettes below the handles, a band of meander and crossed squares below, laurel wreath beneath the rim
11 3/8 in. (29 cm.) high
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A. D. Trendall and A. Cambitoglou, The Red-Figured Vases of Apulia, First Supplement, London, 1983, p. 43, no. 12/113a.; and De Warande, Grieks & Italisch Aardewerk, Turnhout, 1986, p. 26, coll. 9.
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