Classical Antiquities :
Archive : Apulian Red-Figure Bell Krater
Apulian Red-Figure Bell Krater - X.0292
16" (40.6cm) high
Additional Information: SOLD, Art logic- William James, West Dean, Chichester, West Sussex, Christie's 2003
Location: Great Britain
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Decorating one side of the body of this
painting scene depicts a naked youth
thyrsos offering a kantharos to a seated
who holds a wreath. Winged Eros, the
mischievous god of love, hovers above,
an ewer and a phiale. A bearded satyr
twin pipes, a dancing maenad, and
horned satyr round out the scene. On
side, the painted scene depicts three
himation clad youths and two stelae.
palmettes adorn the spaces beneath the
As well, there is encircling lower band
meander and chequerboard squares that
the bottom half of the figural scenes.
half is bordered by a band of
laurel wreath while a band featuring an
pattern enlivens the rim.