Ancient Art

Column krater

ca. 350–300 B.C.

Ceramic. Red-figure. Accents in added white and red pigments.

38.4 x 31.2 x 24 cm (15 1/8 x 12 5/16 x 9 7/16 in.)
Gift of Ruth Elizabeth White
1988.80.17
Culture: 
Greek, South Italian, Apulian
Period: 
Late Classical or Early Hellenistic
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Royal Athena Galleries, New York; Ruth Elizabeth White, acquired from the above, 1964; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., acquired from the above, 1988.

According to sales receipt from Royal-Athena Galleries, ex William Randolph Hearst collection. According to Dietrich von Bothmer, not from the Hearst Collection, but sold at Parke Bernet on December 15, 1962.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 1988,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (Spring 1989).

Mimi Gardner Gates, “Director’s Report 1988,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (Spring 1989): 116.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.