Roman vase : Classical period Roman terracotta bell-krater, ca. 350–300 B.C.

$7,500

[unattributed]
Roman | Greek, South Italian, Apulian, Gnathian
Bell-krater, ca. 350–300 B.C.
Terracotta with hand applied decoration
10 x 12 x 12 inches
Unsigned.

Description

[unattributed]
Roman | Greek, South Italian, Apulian, Gnathian
Bell-krater, ca. 350–300 B.C.
Terracotta with hand applied decoration
10 x 12 x 12 inches
Unsigned.

A bell-krater was a bowl for mixing wine and water during Roman times.   Dates to the Classical period. Uses a grapevine necklace decoration alluding to its intended use for mixing wine.