Lot 13
  • 13

AN ATTIC POTTERY RED-FIGURED COLUMN KRATER, ATTRIBUTED TO THE CHAIRIPPOS PAINTER, CIRCA 490-470 B.C. | An Attic Pottery Red-figured Column Krater, attributed to the Chairippos Painter

Estimate
70,000 - 100,000 GBP
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Description

  • Height 40 cm.; diameter 39 cm.
decorated in front with Dionysos riding an ithyphallic donkey with wineskin, looking back, and holding a kantharos in his right hand and a vine in his left hand, festooned lotus buds on the neck, and on the back with a satyr striding to left, looking back, and holding a wineskin in his right hand.

Provenance

Ars Antiqua, Luzern, prior to 1963
"The Property of a Gentleman" (Christie, Manson, and Woods, Ltd., London, April 28th, 1964, no. 73, pl. XV)
Galerie Fischer, Luzern, June 15th, 2008, no. 4035, illus.

Literature

John D. Beazley, Attic Red-Figure Vase-Painters, 2nd ed., Oxford, 1963, p. 237, no. 11
Maria Helena da Rocha, "Greek Vases in Portugal," Bulletin van de Vereeniging tot Bevordering der Kennis van de Antieke Beschaving, 1966, p. 82 (in id., Obras, vol. IV: Arte Antiga, 2017, p. 318)
John D. Beazley, Paralipomena, Oxford, 1971, p. 348
Beazley Archive Pottery Database, no. 20224 (http://www.beazley.ox.ac.uk/record/0523BC1B-4D61-435C-9153-336C92B39D9D)

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