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Greek Apulian large red figure pottery bell krater

G40

£3,000.00

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A large pottery bell krater (wine mixing bowl) with red figure decoration. The front depicts the winged figure of Eros holding a thyrsus and situla and being pursued by a draped woman holding a sistrum and a large pyxis. The reverse depicts two draped youths in conversation.

Culture
Greek, South Italian colonies, Apulian, late 4th Century BC

Condition
Intact apart from very light surface chipping

Size
25.5 x 30.3 cms

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

For a similar krater in the Getty Museum, Malibu, USA; and possibly by the same workshop or painter, please see:
http://www.getty.edu/art/collection/objects/7309/como-group-ic-apulian-red-figure-bell-krater-greek-south-italian-apulian-about-330-320-bc/

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