Greek Apulian large red figure pottery bell kraterG40
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.
Greek, South Italian colonies, Apulian, late 4th Century BC
Intact apart from very light surface chipping
25.5 x 30.3 cms
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: