AN ATTIC RED-FIGURE COLUMN-KRATER
attributed to the painter of the louvre centauromachy
classical period, circa 450 b.c.
The A-side with a bearded and balding nude satyr pursuing a maenad to his right, the maenad running right but looking back at her pursuer, a thyrsos in her right hand, a branch in her left, a second maenad running left but looking right, a torch in her right hand, the neck with an elongated bud frieze; the B-side with three draped youths; with vertical bands of ivy framing each scene, a band of tongue on the shoulders, with black silhouette animals on the rim
15.1/8 in. (38.4 cm.) high