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LOT 0087

Estimate
GBP (£) 1,500 - 2,000
EUR (€) 1,780 - 2,370
USD ($) 1,920 - 2,550

GREEK APULIAN BELL KRATER WITH LADIES OF FASHION
5TH-3RD CENTURY BC
8 1/4" (877 grams, 21cm).

A red-figure ceramic bell krater with pedestal base, bell-shaped body and broad everted rim; two round-section handles; the rim with red rings to the interior and a band of laurel leaves to the underside of the exterior; the body with the head of a lady of fashion to one side, facing left, her hair dressed in a ribboned sakkos with stephane; to the other side the head of a lady of fashion facing left, her hair dressed in a ribboned sakkos with stephane.

PROVENANCE:
From an important Austrian collection; acquired in the early 1980s.

CONDITION