THE PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION
CIRCA LATE 5TH CENTURY B.C.
AN EARLY LUCANIAN RED-FIGURED BELL-KRATER
Circa Late 5th Century B.C.
The obverse with a satyr approaching a nude woman, the satyr depicted frontally, his right leg turned out, holding a black-figured squat lekythos in his left hand, reaching for a mantle with his raised right hand, the woman leaning against a perirrhanterion, gazing into a mirror in added white held in her right hand, wearing a pendant necklace and a spiral anklet, her hair bound in a band, a small tree before her; the reverse with two draped youths each leaning on a staff, a pair of jumping weights hanging above; a band of meander with saltire squares below the scenes, a band of laurel below the rim
12¼ in. (31.1 cm) high