Attic red-figure bell krater

With offset flaring rim and rectangular ledge handles, the rim encircled by a laurel wreath, an ovolo kymation below and on the edge of each handle, small holes, probably for an ancient repair, on one side.

Greek, classical period, 3rd quarter of the 5th century B.C.
H. 31.1 cm (12 1⁄4 in)

Art market, New York, 1989
Private collection, Switzerland, acquired from the above

Black is beautiful. Griechische Glanztonkeramik. Staatliche Antikensammlungen und Glyptothek München, 24.7.2019-6.1.2020

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