A small Campanian red-figure bell krater and a group of Antiquities,
Lot 52
A small Campanian red-figure bell krater and a group of Antiquities, 8
Sold for £1,250 (US$ 2,101) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A small Campanian red-figure bell krater
By the VPH Painter, circa 330-320 B.C.
Showing a female profile on one side and a swan on the other, a band of laurel beneath the rim, 5½in (14cm) high; and a group of Antiquities, including a Corinthian alabastron, a Carthaginian pottery flask, two small Minoan pottery vessels, and three small Roman glass flasks, circa 1200 B.C.-300 A.D., 1¾in-6in (4.5cm-15cm) high (8)

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Willoughby Gardner Collection (1860-1953), Deganwy, North Wales. Thence by descent.
    Accompanied by a copy of an insurance valuation listing the some of the items, dated 22 April 1939.

    Literature:
    For a similar example from the VPH Painter cf. A.D. Trendall, The red-figured vases of Lucania, Campania, and Sicily, Oxford, 1967, vol.II, plate 114:11.
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