A South Italian red-figure krater
Lot 31
A Greek red-figure bell krater
Sold for £3,250 (US$ 5,457) inc. premium
Auction Details
A South Italian red-figure krater
Lot Details
A Greek red-figure bell krater
Apulia, circa 4th Century B.C.
The decoration enlivened with a white slip, side (a) depicting a nude male holding a patera, facing a female figure draped in a himation carrying a cista, rosettes and flora in the field, side (b) depicting two male figures draped in himatioi facing each other, one leaning on a staff, a band of line and dot design on the ground-line, palmettes beneath the handles, 11¼in (28.5cm) high

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  • Provenance:
    UK private collection, acquired in 1962. Acquired by Mr Roy Grant in 1949 from an antiques dealer in Bath, thence by descent.
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