Terracotta bell-krater (bowl for mixing wine and water)
- late 5th century B.C.
- Greek, Attic
- Terracotta; red-figure
- Other: 14 3/4 x 15 5/8 in. (37.5 x 39.7 cm)
- Credit Line:
- Gift of Miss Matilda W. Bruce, 1907
- Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Obverse, Nike (the personification of victory), driving a quadriga (four-horse chariot) toward a column surmounted by a tripod. The name of Nike is inscribed
Reverse, three draped youths
The vase may have been bespoken or such objects may have been available to commemorate a victory.