London, South Kensington
28 April 2004
AN ATTIC RED-FIGURE COLUMN KRATER, ATTRIBUTED TO THE BOREAS PAINTER
CIRCA 470-460 B.C.
Side A: Eos in pursuit of Kephalos shown as a hunter carrying spears, his head turned back towards a standing bearded figure, a second figure behind the wings of Eos
Side B: Nike flanked by himation clad figures each with staff, worn
Bud chain around rim and neck, palmettes above the handles, double row of dots on rim overhang
18¼ in. (46.4 cm.) high
Acquired in the late 1980s/early 1990s, Krefeld.
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