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A Small Red-figure Lekythos
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Attic ca. 450-425 B.C..Clay. H. 11.8 cmThe ornamental decoration on the front of the body of the lekythos is divided into three friezes: a band of maeander at the top, palmettes and volutes in the centre and a band of laurel at the bottom. The reverse of the lekythos is glazed black. Two concentric bands of tongues on the flat shoulder. The robust, off-set foot adorned with a fine groove. Interior and exterior of mouth, exterior of handle, top and part of the side of the foot glazed black. Neck and handle reattached, neck filled with stucco. Glaze partially abraded.Formerly Coll. J. M. E., New York, acquired from Gallery G. Puhze, Freiburg, in October 1984.
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A Small Red-figure Lekythos

Estimate CHF 2,200 - CHF 2,800
Mar 25, 2021
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Dr. Lillian Bartlett Stoner
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Dr. Ulrike Haase
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Attic ca. 450-425 B.C..Clay. H. 11.8 cmThe ornamental decoration on the front of the body of the lekythos is divided into three friezes: a band of maeander at the top, palmettes and volutes in the centre and a band of laurel at the bottom. The reverse of the lekythos is glazed black. Two concentric bands of tongues on the flat shoulder. The robust, off-set foot adorned with a fine groove. Interior and exterior of mouth, exterior of handle, top and part of the side of the foot glazed black. Neck and handle reattached, neck filled with stucco. Glaze partially abraded.Formerly Coll. J. M. E., New York, acquired from Gallery G. Puhze, Freiburg, in October 1984.

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