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Mixing bowl (bell krater)

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Side A: standing Eros, on left, adjusts kottabos stand; on right, Dionysos reclines on couch, his lower body richly draped, holding a thyrsos in his left hand, a wine-glass in his right. Animal feet on couch, stool beneath it. Side B: two draped male figures stand facing each other, one holds a...

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Provenance

By 1994: with Sotheby's, 34-35 New Bond Street, London W1A2AA (Sotheby's auction, July 8, 1994, lot 461); purchased at the Sotheby's auction by MFA; accessioned October 26, 1994

Credit Line

William Francis Warden Fund

Greek, South Italian, Late Classical Period, about 395–375 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Lucania, Italy

Dimensions

26.7 cm (10 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1994.231

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels