Campanian bell-krater

The obverse representing a winged Eros standing between two seated figures, holding a mirror in his right hand, a phiale with an alabastron in his left, nude but for a large necklace; on his right a seated woman holding a patera and a flabellum, on his left a seated youth with a patera and a floral sceptre; the reverse with two draped youth wearing a long himation and holding a stick; a band of meander below, a band of laurel encircling above, standing palmette below each handle, added white for details.

Early 3rd century B.C.
H. 40 cm (15 3⁄4 in) W. 44 cm (17 21⁄64 in)

Private collection, Switzerland, prior to 1972
Thence by descent

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