G40 Greek red figure athlete krater £1800

 


A red figure pottery krater (wine mixing bowl) decorated with figures and palmettes. One side depicts a naked athlete holding a strigil and staff, the other side depicts a robed figure.

Greek, Athens, mid 4th Century BC

Rim and foot both neatly repaired on one side, minor chips as seen in the photographs

Size: 17.7 x 20.2 cms

Ex. private collection, Senlis, France; acquired mid to late 20th Century