London, South Kensington
15 May 2002
PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF THE LATE MARK McFADDEN
AN APULIAN RED-FIGURE BELL KRATER
4TH CENTURY B.C.
Side A: a draped woman moving towards a youth, naked save for an himation, holding a cista and bunch of grapes out behind her, a wreath and fillet in front, the youth looking back holding a laden phiale out to her, a mirror out in front
Side B: two standing youths each closely wrapped in an himation, one with staff, bound writing tablet above
Palmettes below the handles, a band of meander below, laurel wreath beneath the rim, details in added yellow, foot repaired
11½ in. (29.3 cm.) high
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