PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION, NEW YORK
AN APULIAN RED-FIGURED COLUMN-KRATER
CIRCA 360-350 B.C.
The obverse with a standing draped female figure holding a tympanum and a thyrsos facing a partially-draped youth holding a thyrsos, a wreath and tendrils in the field; the reverse with two standing draped youths, each holding a staff, with a wreath, a fillet, tendrils and a quadrated disk in the field; each side with a groundline of stopt meander and crossed squares, framed on either side by double rows of dots, tongues above, large ivy vine and berry clusters on the neck, S's on the rim on the obverse, a double row of dots on the rim on the reverse, S's on the upper portion of the rim, palmettes on the handleplates
13 7/8 in. (35.2 cm.) high
Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 2 December 1991, lot 110.