The Treasury - Fine Greek Art


11075. APULIAN GREEK RED-FIGURE BELL KRATER, Greek colonies in Southern Italy, 4th century BC. The obverse with a young lady wearing a himation over her chiton, holding out a large platter she is offering to a nude satyr seated on rocks holding a tympanum. The reverse depicting two robed, diademed noble youths standing on either side of an altar, one making an offering over it, Greek key ground line below. The vessel with wide flat rim and twin upturned handles on the sides, large wave pattern under the rim. 9.5 x 10.5 inches. Small scratch one side that can be easily restored, otherwise completely intact and original with no repair, restoration or repainting. Provenance: The Princeton Collection, acquired by the current owner from a European dealer in the 1980s-1990s.