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Extremely rare huge Greek Crete bell krater!!

Extremely rare huge Greek Crete bell krater!!


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Greek: Pottery: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1136086
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 $4,500.00 
An extremely rare greek bell krater, from Mykenos, Crete, dating to the 6th.-5th. Cent. BC.

The krater is huge and heavy with thick walls. Finely decorated in red and black with very elaborate handles. An extremely rare piece and the first Cretan krater of this type we've ever had in stock.

Size: Huge pottery vessel, measuring 33 cm. high and 31 cm. between the handles.

Condition: Choice! Nothing missing, only a couple of large clean breaks clued w hairlines visible on the body, no restoring - exceptional condition!

Provenance: Jerichow Collection, Winkel & Magnussen 1938.