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Terracotta bell-krater (mixing bowl)

Attributed to the Painter of New York GR 1000
Period:
Late Classical
Date:
ca. 350–325 B.C.
Culture:
Greek, South Italian, Campanian
Medium:
Terracotta; red-figure
Dimensions:
H. 15 7/8 in. (40.3 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Purchase by subscription, 1896
Accession Number:
96.18.25
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 161
Obverse, two Oscan warriors and two women
Reverse, three youths

Like the skyphos nearby (91.1.444), this piece represents Cumaean Campanian vase-painting. The articulation of the figures, their drapery, and their attributes are colorful and slightly awkward.
Bandinelli, Ranuccio Bianchi. 1958. Enciclopedia dell'Arte Antica, Classica e Orientale, Vol. 5. p. 447, fig. 580, Rome: Instituto della Enciclopedia Italiana.

Picón, Carlos A. 2007. Art of the Classical World in the Metropolitan Museum of Art: Greece, Cyprus, Etruria, Rome no. 186, pp. 162, 439, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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