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Greek Apulian Chevron Group red figure pottery krater

G33

£1,600.00

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A Chevron Group red figure pottery bell krater (wine mixing bowl) with painted decoration. One side depicts a female profile head facing a sistrum, the other side shows a seated female figure holding a thyrsus and pyxis.

Kraters belonging to the Chevron Group are so named due to the distinctive black-painted chevron decoration below the rim.

Culture
Greek, South Italian colonies, Apulian, c. 350-325 BC

Condition
Intact apart from very light surface wear to some of the painted details

Size
24 x 26 cms

Provenance
Ex. private collection, Amsterdam, The Netherlands; inherited from a collection formed in the mid to late 20th Century

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