8 June 2004
AN APULIAN RED-FIGURED COLUMN-KRATER
Circa 350 B.C.
The obverse with a draped female figure standing to the left and a nude youth to the right, a tendril between them, a quartered ball between their hands; the reverse with two draped youths with staffs on either side of an altar, a writing tablet in the field; a band of running S's below the scenes, ivy and berries on the neck, vertical lines on the rim, dots and wavy lines on the lip, palmettes at the handle plates, tendrils and double palmettes below the handles
11 5/8 in. (29.5 cm.) high
with Tullio Diamanti, Rome.
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PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF TARA COLBURN
to be sold for the benefit of the Los Angeles Opera and other charities
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